Pedestrian struck, critically injured near school zone south of Orlando

Florida troopers investigate crash

ORLANDO, Fla. – A pedestrian was struck and critically injured Monday morning near a school zone in Orange County, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The crash happened around 5:40 a.m. on Orange Blossom Trail at Doss Avenue, between Lancaster and Oak Ridge roads.

According to troopers, a van struck a man, who was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center as a trauma-alert patient.

The driver remained at the scene, the FHP said.

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Video from the scene showed a damaged van parked next to a school zone. St. John Vianney Catholic School is nearby, and Oak Ridge High School is northeast of the crash site.

Northbound lanes of OBT were closed in the area, but the roadway was reopened before 8 a.m. Monday.

No other details have been released.

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