10-year-old boy on bike dies after colliding with delivery truck in East Bay, police say

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Saturday, August 1, 2020
Boy hit by delivery truck in Lafayette
A 10-year-old boy was taken to the hospital with serious injuries Tuesday afternoon after he was hit by a delivery truck in Lafayette.

LAFAYETTE, Calif. (KGO) -- The Lafayette Police Department says a 10-year-old boy was killed Tuesday afternoon after colliding with a delivery truck.

Officers say it happened just after 1 p.m. on Merriewood Drive.

According to police, the boy was riding his bike when the collision happened. However, it's unknown at this time what led up to the incident.

Officers say the boy was taken to the hospital where he later died from his injuries.

UPDATE: Officials identify 10-year-old boy killed after colliding with delivery truck in East Bay

SKY 7 was above the scene around 4:30 p.m. and showed several bicycles still in the street.

Some witnesses are telling us the delivery truck was an Amazon truck but fire officials would not confirm that.

Police say the driver of the vehicle has been cooperating with investigators and has been interviewed.

The Lafayette Police Department is asking anyone with information on this collision to contact detectives at (925) 283-3680 or (925) 299-3234 or email Sergeant Rossberg at tross@so.cccounty.us. Tips can also be emailed to the Lafayette Police Department at: 94549TIP@gmail.com.

Stay with ABC7 News for the latest details on this developing story.