SEMINOLE – A 12-year-old girl was transported to Bayfront Medical Center in critical condition Thursday afternoon after being hit by a car on 131st St. south of 84th Terrace in Seminole.
According to a report from Florida Highway Patrol, Lyght L. Hussey, 37, of Seminole was driving a 2003 Honda SUV southbound on 131st St. in the outside lane south of 84th Terrace about 4:28 p.m. Leah Martin, also of Seminole, was attempting to cross the road at a marked crosswalk across from Seminole High School.
Martin entered the path of Hussey’s vehicle, which struck the girl. The SUV traveled onto the right shoulder of the roadway and Martin was pinned under the vehicle. Charges are pending.