An 11-year-old pedestrian was severely injured after being struck by a car on North Victoria Park Road.
According to Fort Lauderdale authorities, the accident happened on North Victoria Park Road near Northeast 8th Street. An 11-year-old boy was walking along the street when a 2013 Honda Civic that was traveling southbound struck him.
The Honda Civic was driven by a 36-year-old man who was allegedly distracted while driving. An eyewitness added that he was receiving a phone call when he struck the child. Reports say the driver was not moving at a high rate of speed.
Officials reported that the 11-year-old has been taken to a nearby hospital after sustaining severe injuries.
The driver was not injured and he remained at the scene of the accident. According to the police, the investigation is still ongoing and no charges have been filed at this time.
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