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16-year-old boy hit by truck after darting across road while walking to school in Pasco County

Posted at 7:45 AM, Sep 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-24 09:49:57-04

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. — A 16-year-old boy has been transported as a trauma alert after being hit by a F150 early Tuesday morning.

The Florida Highway Patrol said the 16-year-old, who is a student at Fivay High School, was wearing dark clothing when he darted across the northbound lanes of Little Rd, just south of Rye Street, in New Port Richey.

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After being struck by the 2006 Ford F150, the teen was transported to Bayonet Point Medical Center as a trauma alert.

At this time, the 57-year-old man driving the F150 is not facing any charges.

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