Riverdale High School student, 15, hit by car in Lehigh Acres

Andrea Henderson / WINK

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. A 15-year-old Riverdale High School student suffered critical injuries in a crash Tuesday morning on Sunshine Boulevard North, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

Riverdale High School student Marissa Perez, of Lehigh Acres, was walking on the west shoulder of the southbound lane of Sunshine Boulevard North at around 6 a.m., the FHP said.

Robert William Hrara, 21, of Lehigh Acres, was driving a 2002 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder southbound on Sunshine Boulevard North near 61st Street West, the FHP said. Hrara turned right, crossing the white line onto the west shoulder, and collided into Perez.

Perez was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital with critical injuries, the FHP said.

Hrara faces charges of failure to drive within single lane, the FHP said.

 

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