Shocking Footage Shows Motorcyclist Slam Into 12-Year-Old Pedestrian
WARNING: Distressing footage.
Dashcam footage has captured the terrifying moment a motorbike rider slammed into a young boy as he attempted to cross the street at a traffic light in Paralowie, north of Adelaide on Friday.
The shocking footage, uploaded to social media by Dash Cam Owners Australia, shows the boy waiting at the traffic light with a young girl. Both children have scooters with them.
As the light turns green the boy steps out onto the road before immediately attempting to jump back to safety as a motorbike speeds through the intersection, flinging the boy several metres down the road.
The footage shows the young girl stopping in horror as the dirt bike rider immediately stops and runs to help the boy.
The 12-year-old boy was taken to hospital with a broken leg.
South Australia police told 10 daily the 17-year-old driver from Salisbury was reported for driving in a manner dangerous, driving without due care, driving unlicensed, uninsured and unlicensed, disobeying a red light and not wearing a helmet.
He will be summonsed to appear in court at a later date, police said.
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