NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. — A teenager struck by a vehicle Tuesday morning while walking to school in New Port Richey is out of the hospital and expected to be OK.
According to Pasco Fire Rescue, the incident happened around 7 a.m. at the intersection of Schrader Blvd and Little Road in New Port Richey near Fivay High School.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 16-year-old boy darted across the northbound lanes of Little Road when he was hit by a Ford F150 driven by a 57-year-old man. The boy, identified as Michael Taiwo, was listed as a trauma alert and transported to Bayonet Point Medical Center in Port Richey.
No further information has been released. The crash remains under investigation.