Boy, 13, has life-threatening injuries after being hit by car, Jacksonville police say

A child has life-threatening injuries after being hit by a car while walking to school Wednesday morning, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said.

It happened around 8:30 a.m. at Kings Road and Division Street in the Grand Park area.

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The boy, a 13-year-old, was walking with another boy, a 12-year-old family member, police said.

The boys went to cross Kings Road, not within a crosswalk, when the 13-year-old boy was hit in the inside lane by a Honda CRV, police said. The 12-year-old boy was not hit.

Boy, 13, hit by car while crossing street, Jacksonville police say.
Boy, 13, hit by car while crossing street, Jacksonville police say.

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Police said the driver stopped and is cooperating with detectives, and there are no signs the driver was impaired.

Detectives are going to look at evidence to determine if speed or distraction was a factor in the crash.

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