Teen struck by SUV, seriously hurt in Flagler County

(Courtesy: FHP)

The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating after a 15-year-old girl was struck and critically injured while crossing the street in Flagler County on Monday evening.

Just after 8 p.m., the teenager from Germany was crossing S. Oceanshore Boulevard near S. Central Avenue when she was hit by an SUV driven by a 74-year-old woman, according to FHP.

Investigators said the girl was not in the crosswalk and that the area is not lit well.

Police said the driver stopped after the collision.

The girl was transported to Advent Health.

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