Brevard County, FL (January 2, 2019) - The Florida Highway Patrol responded to a crash scene involving an SUV and a 10-year-old boy on Tuesday, January 1st. The incident took place around 3:30 pm near Port St. John Parkway and Golfview Avenue.
Troopers are still investigating the incident but were able to determine that the boy was in an area where recreational vehicles often frequent. While in a mud pit, he was somehow struck by a white Chevy SUV. The boy suffered serious injuries and was airlifted to Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children. He is currently listed in stable condition.
There is no further information available on the crash at this time.
Each year, there re approximately 250,000 injury accidents reported in Florida. This crash is a reminder of the fact that danger is present any time there are vehicles around. Car accidents and incidents involving vehicles can happen even in the most unexpected places and drivers, as well as those around them, should always be vigilant and on the lookout for potential danger. Our thoughts are with the injured boy and his family as we certainly hope for a quick and complete recovery from his injuries.
If you or a loved one have been affected by a negligent driver, the Florida personal injury attorneys at Rubenstein Law can help you during this difficult time. With over three decades of experience assisting injured Floridians, we are here in times of need.
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