Category: pedestrian accident

Child killed at bus stop

A 10-year-old boy died Tuesday morning after he was struck by a pickup truck at a Clermont bus stop that angry parents and neighbors say has been dangerous for years.“It was an accident waiting to happen and something needs to be done to make this bus stop, and probably many others, safer for the kids,”

Publix employee hit in parking lot

CHARLOTTE COUNTY– A Publix employee is reported to be in critical condition after being hit by a car in the store’s parking lot.Paramedics took Betty Henley, 76, of Englewood to Lee Memorial Hospital.Shortly after 3:30 p.m. Monday, Henley was reportedly walking toward a shopping cart return bin at the Publix at 1500 Placida Road. The

Driver sought in fatal pedestrian accident

Tampa Police are investigating a hit-and-run in which a driver killed a pedestrian in Tampa. According to the report, Aaron Cordes was pushing a shopping cart across 50th Street on Broadway in the crosswalk against the traffic light when the driver of an SUV, who had a green light, hit Cordes. Investigators say the driver

Lakeland Teen Struck by Car Listed in Serious Condition

A 14-year-old girl who was struck by a car Tuesday morning while attempting to walk across North Socrum Loop Road near Lake Gibson Middle School, was listed in serious condition in the Tampa General Hospital Children’s Medical Center on Wednesday morning. Alexis Spiker, of 6950 N. Socrum Loop Road, in Lakeland, was taken to Tampa

Woman seriously injured after being hit by car in St. Petersburg

ST. PETERSBURG — A woman was struck by a vehicle Wednesday morning in St. Petersburg. According to the st. Petersburg Police Department, the woman was hit at 19th Avenue South and Dr. M.L. King, Jr. Street just after 6:30 a.m. gray KIA four-door sedan. The pedestrian was taken Bayfront Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. The