South Florida teen hit by car while walking near high school

Posted at 8:44 AM, Oct 19, 2018

COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a teen was hospitalized after being hit by a car near a Florida school.

The Sun Sentinel reports that the 16-year-old girl was hit shortly before noon Thursday near Coconut Creek High School.

Police say the teen wasn't in a crosswalk, and the car's driver had the right of way.

The driver remained at the scene and wasn't cited.

The teen was taken to a nearby hospital. Her injuries weren't considered life-threatening.