JUPITER, Fla. - Jupiter Police are investigating a vehicle crash that sent a male patient to the hospital Saturday night. According to Officer Adam Brown of the Jupiter Police Department, the victim that was struck is a 17-year-old teenage boy, and not a child between the ages of 8 and 10-years-old.
The 17-year-old was was rushed to St. Mary's Medical Center by Trauma Hawk after he was struck by a vehicle on Saturday night, Brown said.
Rescue crews arrived on the scene around 10:09 p.m. to find the child laying in the roadway after being struck by the vehicle, said Captain Albert Borroto, spokesman for Palm Beach County Fire Rescue.
The accident happened at the intersection of Indiantown Road and Old Dixie Highway. The crash remains under investigation, said Brown.
More information will be added to this story as it becomes available.