A 14-year-old Chico boy was rushed to Enloe Medical Center with serious injuries this afternoon after being struck by a car.
The incident occurred just after 1 p.m. at the intersection of Fifth and Sherman avenues. Police, quoting a witness, said the boy, who was on a bicycle, pedaled through a stop sign and into the path of a motorist. The intersection is a two-way stop.
The boy, who was not wearing a helmet, suffered major injuries but is expected to survive.
Police determined that the driver was not impaired and that the cyclist was at fault.