Christian Medina: Florida Highway Patrol says Medina responsible for his deadly crash

Medina's mother questions the investigation

FORT PIERCE, Fla. -- The mother of the 16-year-old Christian Medina is learning that the crash that cost him his life in October was his fault, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

This, after the Florida Highway Patrol released their final investigation into the crash.

The report states that "the cause of the crash was due to careless driving on part of [Medina]".

The report describes Medina and another vehicle driving closely to each other. Another passenger in Medina's vehicle, Peter Green, says the other driver was another student at Lincoln Park Academy.

The report describes both cars weaving around each other while driving east on Orange Ave on the morning of October 23.

As the drivers approached the crash site, the report states that the other driver switched lanes, and then Medina switched lanes. 

Then, the report states that Medina tried to "overtake" the other driver. As he attempted to pass, it says Medina overcorrected, and lost control of his vehicle, sending it spinning into a utility pole.

His mother says the report doesn't seem right to her, questioning the report. "I don't think all the facts are there," Madeline said.

Madeline says the other driver should also be given some blame. The crash report states that the other driver was a distraction. "The other kid didn't even get a ticket, nothing," Madeline said.

The Florida Highway Patrol says though the driver may have distracted Medina, they say it was ultimately Christian's actions the caused the crash.

Madeline says she's now sticking up for her son. "He used to put his signal on in the parking lot to go into his parking spot," Madeline said.

Madeline says she'll defend him, knowing he can't defend himself.

The state attorney will not be filing any criminal charges against the other driver.

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