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.
At 6:40am, a 15 y/o teenager was riding his bicycle to school, northbound on Cashmere Blvd when he was struck in the crosswalk by a vehicle traveling west on Bellevue Ave. Transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Driver issued a careless driving citation. pic.twitter.com/iozYYCfTet— Port St. Lucie PD (@PSLPolice) January 18, 2023