Police: White House Teen On Bike Struck In Hit & Run

Police: White House Teen On Bike Struck In Hit & Run

Police: White House Teen On Bike Struck In Hit & Run

CORRECTION Mr. Boston was charged and released, but not taken into custody as reported earlier.

WHITE HOUSE TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – A man was charged following what police are calling a hit-and-run accident involving a van and a teen on an E-Bike in White House Friday morning.

The accident occurred on Hwy 76 in front of the Valvoline Instant Oil Change facility around 10 AM. MAP

According to White House Police, the 16-year-old teen was on an E-Bike traveling east on Hwy 76 on the sidewalk approaching Valvoline. The teen told police that he had eye contact with the driver of a van who was waiting to pull out onto Hwy 76.  According to police, the teen said he stopped and looked at the driver of the van who then gestured for the teen to go. The teen told police that as he proceeded to go the van pulled out and struck him.

Police say the van then turned west towards Springfield on Hwy 76 and was eventually pulled over near Springfield without incident. The driver of the van, identified by police as Spence Boston, told police that he never saw anyone on a bike. Boston was charged with Due Care, Failure To Render Aid,  and Being Involved In An Accident Resulting In Injury Or Death

The teen sustained only minor injuries and declined transport by Robertson County EMS.

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