HUDSON — A 14-year-old boy was critically injured Friday after he was struck by a van while riding his bicycle on State Road 52, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Justin LeFort, of Hudson, was airlifted to Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg with life-threatening injuries, troopers said.
The accident happened at 4 p.m. on the eastbound portion of State Road 52 west of Little Road, troopers said. According to an FHP report, LeFort pedaled into the right side of a 1997 Honda van driven by Thomas Ferguson, 73. The crash is under investigation.