Teen hit while riding bike

Apopka road shut down after accident

Author: Lisa McDonald, Assignment Editor, lmcdonald@wkmg.com
Published On: Feb 22 2014 07:35:36 PM EST   Updated On: Feb 22 2014 11:51:33 PM EST
Rock springs road scene
ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. -

Florida Highway Patrol troopers are investigating an accident involving a teen that was hit on a busy Apopka Road.

Orange County firefighters were called to the accident at Rock Springs Road and Faye Street, in front of Rock Springs Elementary School just before 7 p.m. Saturday.

Officials said a 17-year-old had been hit by an SUV and was suffering from traumatic injuries.

Firefighters said the teen was taken to the hospital with very critical injuries.

Troopers have shut down Rock Springs Road while they conduct their investigation.

Troopers told Local 6 they were not planning on filing any criminal charges against the driver.

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