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15-year-old scooter rider seriously injured in crash on Bayshore Boulevard

Scooter Accident on Bayshore Blvd.
Posted at 6:01 PM, Jun 14, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-15 12:13:34-04

TAMPA, Fla. — Tampa Police have identified a scooter rider who was injured in an accident on Bayshore Boulevard at the intersection of S. Magnolia Avenue Tuesday evening.

According to Tampa Police, a 15-year-old girl was trying to cross the southbound lane on Bayshore when she was hit by a car. She was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries.

Police initially asked the public for help identifying the victim, but she was later identified by her family. Her identity has not been released publicly.

Police said on Wednesday that they don't believe speed or reckless driving was a factor in the crash. The driver remained on the scene and cooperated with the investigation.

No other information has been released at this time.