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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