Teen critical after being struck by tractor-trailer
A 17-year-old pedestrian is in critical condition after being struck by a tractor-trailer Thursday morning.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Destiny Roberts, of Hilliard, was walking westbound in the parking lane of northbound U.S. Highway 1 just south of West Fourth Street about 6:30 a.m.
State troopers said the tractor-trailer driven by 68-year-old Charles Sapp, of Sanderson, was heading north on U.S. 1 when Roberts walked into its path and was struck by the right front.
Roberts was taken to Shands Jacksonville Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.
No charges were filed.
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