16-year-old pedestrian hurt after car collision near Burbank Porto’s, police say

A 16-year-old boy was injured after a car collision happened outside the Burbank Porto’s Bakery and Cafe on the morning of Sept. 17, 2017.
(Burbank Leader)

Burbank police are investigating a traffic collision in front of Porto’s Bakery and Cafe Sunday morning that left a 16-year-old boy seriously injured.

The incident occurred around 9:35 a.m. when two cars collided at the intersection of West Magnolia Boulevard and North Hollywood Way.

For the record:

5:31 p.m. Nov. 30, 2021An earlier version of this story stated that the boy who was injured was 12-years-old, based on information provided by Burbank police. The boy is 16-years-old.

Sgt. Derek Green, a spokesman for the Burbank Police Department, said one of the vehicles was traveling westbound on Magnolia when it made a turn south onto Hollywood Way. It turned in front of a second vehicle, which was traveling eastbound on Magnolia.

Green said the resulting collision caused one of the vehicles to spin-out and jump onto the curb in front of entrance to Porto’s. A 16-year-old boy was standing on the sidewalk at the time and was struck by the vehicle.

The boy suffered serious injuries and was transported to a local hospital.

Alcohol and drugs were not factors in the collision, Green said.

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Sept. 19, 2017; 11:20 a.m.: This article was updated with additional details about the crash and the boy’s actual age.

This article was originally published on Sept. 17, 2017 at 11:20 a.m.