Child hit by van while crossing busy road in Orlando, FHP says

A 12-year-old boy was seriously injured after being hit by a van in Orlando on Tuesday morning. 

According to Florida Highway Patrol, the boy was crossing near Goldenrod Road north of Govern Blvd. around 9:20 a.m. and was not in a crosswalk. A 2008 Ford E-350 van was driving northbound when FHP says the boy walked into the path of the vehicle. 

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The driver stayed on the scene. The boy was taken to Arnold Palmer Hospital as a trauma alert. 

The crash remains under investigation.