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15-year-old riding bike to school hit by car in Port St. Lucie

Teen taken to local hospital with non-life threatening injuries, police department says
Port St. Lucie police respond to a traffic crash at Southwest Cashmere Boulevard and Southwest Bellevue Avenue on Jan. 18, 2023.jpg
Posted at 9:27 AM, Jan 18, 2023
and last updated 2023-01-18 09:47:26-05

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — A 15-year-old student riding his bicycle to school was hit by a car in Port St. Lucie on Wednesday morning, police said.

According to the police department, the teen was in a crosswalk on Southwest Cashmere Boulevard at 6:40 a.m. when he was struck by a vehicle that was traveling west on Southwest Bellevue Avenue.

Police said the teen was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the vehicle was given a careless driving ticket.