11-year-old boy in critical condition after Orlando crash, troopers say

Boy ran into the path of an oncoming car near Silver Star Road, troopers said

Lines painted on the center of a road. (Pexels)

ORLANDO, Fla. – An 11-year-old boy was critically injured Wednesday evening after being struck by a car in Orlando, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

In a release, FHP stated that the crash happened on North Pine Hills Road and Silver Star Road at about 6:49 p.m.

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The boy was running from the median into the eastbound lane — not in a marked crosswalk — and entered into the direct path of an oncoming car, the release shows.

The vehicle struck the 11-year-old, who was taken to the hospital in critical-but-stable condition, troopers said.

According to the release, the driver was uninjured and stayed at the scene. Troopers said that there is no roadblock in the area.

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