Child Struck By Car In Boca, Rushed To Trauma Center

UPDATE: 10:04 am: Good news from the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office. The child, a young girl, is 12 or 13 years old and only sustained hip injuries and a few scrapes. Police say she actually crawled out of the roadway after being struck. She is being observed at Delray Medical Center. The driver, in a black Lexus, is not going to be cited. She was traveling south on Lyons Road and found NOT at fault. The child apparently entered the roadway unexpectedly.

BOCA RATON, FL ( — A child was struck by a car and seriously injured this morning in the area of Lyons Road and SW 1st Street in Suburban Boca Raton. Palm Beach County Fire Rescue tells that calls were received at 8:16 this morning, with police and emergency medical crews arriving just moments later.

The child was found laying in the roadway, just South of Palmetto Park Road.

The child was rushed to the trauma unit at Delray Medical Center.

We are awaiting an update from the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office.

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