A 7-year-old is in critical condition after being ejected from a car on Christmas Day.
The child was not wearing a seatbelt or child restraint, and the vehicle drove over a bump in the roadway, ejecting the 7-year-old from the car.
There was also a 12-year-old in the car who was uninjured.
The driver, Tyler Zappa, of Spring Hill, was cited for careless driving and seatbelt violations.
The incident occurred at 8:41 p.m. at La Rose Road/Soult Road in Hernando County.