September 17, 2010 – Hudson, Fla. - A hit and run accident took place in Pasco County during Labor Day weekend which resulted in 4 teenagers being hospitalized for conditions ranging from stable to critical.
According to official reports from the Florida Highway Patrol, the 4 teenagers were riding on an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) when they rode into the path of a Ford Ranger pickup truck.
A spokesperson from FHP agency said the driver of the Ford truck hit the front of the ATV carrying the teenagers. The force of the impact caused all 4 teenagers to be thrown off the vehicle. The driver of the truck then left the scene of the crash, which is now being treated as a hit and run accident.
The teenagers were rushed to a local hospital where they are currently undergoing treatment for their injuries. Of the 4 teenagers, 1 remains in serious condition, 1 is in critical condition, and the other 2 are listed in stable condition.
Investigations are currently underway to try and locate the unidentified hit and run driver. If you have any information regarding this ATV accident, please contact the Florida Highway Patrol.