When a car hits a person riding a bike, police responding to the accident typically hear the driver's version of what happened and who was at fault. The bicyclist is usually too injured to say anything.
When it comes to transportation, the options for most kids can be narrowed down to getting a ride, going by foot or riding a bicycle. As you can probably guess, many kids opt for the third option, preferring the relative speed and autonomy of their bicycles.
A car accident can put your entire family in a financial bind. You may be too injured to work, while medical copayments and other bills are piling up.