A senior at Timber Creek High School was recovering recently after being struck by a car as she walked to a school bus stop. The 17-year-old Orlando girl had just missed her bus and was walking across Mark Twain Boulevard around 6:30 a.m. to catch it at the next stop when she was struck by a white Honda S2000. She was taken to Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children for treatment after the pedestrian accident, but her condition was not known at the time the Orlando Sentinel article was published. A Florida Highway Patrol spokesperson said that the girl’s injuries did not appear to be serious.
A motorcycle rider suffered serious injuries recently when a car making a u-turn crossed into his lane causing the 45-year-old rider to slam into the hood of a 2000 Mazda. The Orlando Sentinel claims that the man injured in the Florida motorcycle accident was driving his motorcycle south on Southwest 142nd Avenue when the Mazda making a u-turn struck him at the intersection of Thoroughbred Court.