8-year-old boy in critical condition after being hit by Navigator

Last Updated: Monday, January 09, 2017, 2:03 PM EST

Authorities say an 8-year-old Pasco boy is still recovering after being hit by a Lincoln Navigator over the weekend.

  • 8-year-old hit by large SUV over the weekend
  • Pasco boy was riding his bicycle on Flaggler Drive when the crash occurred
  • Investigation ongoing

According to deputies at the Pasco County Sheriff's Office, Gage Traver, 8, was riding his bicycle in a residential neighborhood when he was hit.

After first responders arrived on scene, he was flown to Tampa General Hospital where he remains in critical condition.

The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the collision.