ALTOONA, Iowa -- A 13-year-old Altoona boy remains in critical condition after being hit by a car while riding his bike.
Authorities say the incident happened on Monday afternoon near 36th Avenue SW and 8th Street SW. A southbound driver on 36th Avenue stopped and signaled for the boy to cross at the sidewalk, but the boy was then struck by a northbound car.
Altoona police say the driver of the car, 47-year-old Michael Stowe, will not be cited.
According to the GoFundMe account that has been set up to help cover medical costs, the victim is Owen Martin, a seventh grader at Southeast Polk Junior High School.
The accident remains under investigation.