HUDSON, FLORIDA: According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a fatal crash on Friday night left two teens critically injured.
The reports by the FHP states the crash between a car and two pedestrians happened on State Road 52 at Chicago Avenue in Hudson. An SUV had a green light and despite a red pedestrian signal, the two teens attempted to cross the road.
Records show the two pedestrians, a 13 and 14-year-old boy went into the way of the SUV. They collided with the SUV and were severely injured. As per the Pasco County Fire Rescue, the victims were immediately taken to the hospital.
“It could have been my siblings. It could have been my family, and I’m thankful that it wasn’t, but it’s still very scary and very heartbreaking for their families a week before Christmas,” said Jenika Franklin, who drove through the area minutes before the crash.
The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.