16-year-old bicyclist critically injured in Sebring hit-and-run

Writer: Paul Dolan
Published: Updated:
Credit WINK News.

A 16-year-old boy was hospitalized after a Tuesday morning hit-and-run while riding a bike in Sebring.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 30-year-old man driving a van north on South Heron Avenue was nearing the intersection of Oriole Avenue.

The 16-year-old was going north on South Heron Ave. in front of the van while riding a bike.

The front right side of the van hit the teenager on the bike.

The teen was critically injured and transported to a hospital.

After hitting the teenager, the driver fled the scene. But he was found shortly thereafter and arrested for leaving the scene of a crash involving a serious injury and booked into the Highlands County Jail.

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