Clarinda child hit by a car while riding his bike


April 26th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

A Clarinda boy was listed in serious, but stable condition, Thursday, after he was hit by a car while riding his bicycle. Clarinda Police Chief Keith Brothers reports 8-year old Brandon Cales was riding a bike across west Tarkio Street at around 6:40-p.m., when he was hit by a 2001 Saturn, driven by 48-year old Carl Race, of Coin, as Race was traveling west in the 800 block of west Tarkio.

The boy, who was ejected from his bike during the collision, landed on the roadway. He was transported to Children’s Hospital in Omaha. An investigation revealed Carl Race was driving under suspension.

(7-a.m. News)