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Two kids hit by SUV while walking to Plant City school

PLANT CITY — Two children were injured, one seriously, when they were hit by a sport utility vehicle while walking to school Friday morning.

The children, ages 6 and 8, were walking to Wilson Elementary School after missing their bus, according to Plant City police reports. They were headed east about 7:25 a.m. along Victoria Street, near the intersection of Dort Street, when an SUV approached from behind.

The 8-year-old was taken to Tampa General Hospital with injuries that police said were not life-threatening. The 6-year-old was taken to the same hospital with serious injuries.

Police did not release the names of the children or the driver. No charges were expected against the driver, police said.

The crash is under investigation.

Two kids hit by SUV while walking to Plant City school 05/09/14 [Last modified: Friday, May 9, 2014 5:05pm]
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