News: 8-year-old girl riding scooter struck by SUV in Sarasota

SARASOTA, FL – A young girl riding a scooter in Sarasota was struck by a vehicle and injured, reports WWSB.


The accident happened Wednesday afternoon on Brookmeade Drive. The Florida Highway Patrol said the 8-year-old victim rode her scooter into the path of an oncoming SUV and was hit.


The girl was airlifted to All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg. No details were released on the extent of her injuries.


The driver of the SUV was reported to have stayed at the scene and was cooperating with authorities.



Riders of motorized scooters are frequently injured when they collide with cars, trucks, trees, and other road hazards. If you’ve been hurt while riding a motorized scooter or moped, the Sarasota Personal Injury attorneys at Kemp, Ruge & Green will help you pursue compensation for your injury and related costs, and you will not be charged a fee unless we win a settlement for your injuries. You can request a free consultation to discuss your case by calling us at 727-325-5512 or responding in our online chat box.

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