An 11-year-old boy from the Raleigh metro area suffered a broken knee and lost a tooth after being struck by a teen driver who was also from Raleigh. The car accident victim was standing by the road waiting on his school bus when the accident occurred. The boy's mother was present and witnessed the incident.
According to reports, the teen driver was speeding and also used an unsafe passing technique immediately prior to the accident. The driver attempted to go around traffic on the right side of the road, using a turn only lane to do so. When the turn lane ended, the driver turned too sharply, hitting the student and eventually coming to a stop in a nearby ravine.