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Driver Sought in Connection with Hit-and-Run Accident at Bus Stop in Pasco County, Florida


August 29, 2019

HOLIDAY, FL – According to an online news report at abcactionnews.com, the Florida Highway Patrol is currently searching for the individual who hit a 4-year-old boy earlier this week after he was dropped off at the wrong bus stop in Holiday, Florida.*

The boy was struck by a blue Chevy S10 pickup truck close to the intersection of Excalibur Street and Flora Avenue.  The mother of the boy is asking the hit-and-run driver to turn themselves in while also asserting that the boy was dropped off at the wrong bus stop right before the accident occurred.  The boy, according to his mother, was excited to take the bus to school.  He was just starting kindergarten when the accident took place.  

Earlier this week, the boy’s mother was waiting for him at his bus stop located at Ermine Drive and Cardiff Drive. However, the boy never got off. "Waited for the bus. The bus got there and my son did not get off the bus," said the boy’s mother. According to her, the boy was let off at the wrong bus stop.  

She followed the bus where the driver indicated the boy was let off and saw her child lying in the road with a group of people surrounding him.  The Florida Highway Patrol indicates that the driver who hit the boy was last seen going westbound on Gaslight Avenue

As a result of the hit-and-run crash, the mother of the boy is urging the suspect to turn themselves in to police. 

Following the accident, the boy was rushed by medical helicopter to an area hospital for treatment.  The boy, according to his mother, sustained a broken femur, road rash, and required surgery due to the extent of his injuries.

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Source:https://www.abcactionnews.com/news/region-pasco/driver-wanted-after-hitting-seriously-injuring-4-year-old-let-off-at-wrong-bus-stop-in-pasco-county

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