Orlando, FL (September 11, 2019) - A student from Timber Creek High School was taken to the hospital after being injured in a crash with a vehicle near the school. The crash happened around 7:15 a.m. on Wednesday, September 11th.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the teen was at a crosswalk in a roundabout when he was struck by the vehicle. He suffered minor injuries and was alert following the crash. Rescue workers took him to the hospital for evaluation but he is expected to be okay. He has not been identified at this time.
The driver of the vehicle was issued a citation for failing to yield at a crosswalk.
A reportable crash takes place in Florida about every 92 seconds. Accidents can happen at any given time and anyone on the roadway can be a victim as no one is immune to the effects of negligent drivers. In this case, a failure to yield caused the skateboarding teen to be struck. We hope for a quick and complete recovery to the injured victim.
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