FHP: 10-Year-Old Boy Struck By SUV in Port St. John Mud Pit, Victim Flown to Arnold Palmer Hospital

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happened at about 3:30 p.m. on New Year's Day

Florida Highway Patrol Troopers are on the scene of an incident involving an SUV and a child at approximately 3:30 p.m. on New Year’s Day. (BCFR image)

BREVARD COUNTY • PORT ST. JOHN, FLORIDA – Florida Highway Patrol Troopers are on the scene of an incident involving an SUV and a child at approximately 3:30 p.m. on New Year’s Day.

According to FHP Public Affairs Officer Lt. Kim Montes, troopers were called to an area used for recreational off-road vehicles near Port St. John Parkway and Golfview Avenue.

“Troopers are still attempting to determine what occurred,” said Lt. Montes in a statement.

“Witnesses report that a 10-year-old boy was struck by a White Chevy SUV in a mud pit.”

The injured child, who was flown to Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children in Orlando, is in stable condition, according to Lt. Montes.

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Florida Highway Patrol Troopers are on the scene of an incident involving an SUV and a child at approximately 3:30 p.m. on New Year’s Day. (BCFR image)

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Florida Highway Patrol Troopers are on the scene of an incident involving an SUV and a child at approximately 3:30 p.m. on New Year’s Day. (BCFR image)

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