9-year-old critically injured in ATV accident in Pasco County, FHP says

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) — A 9-year-old boy suffered serious injuries after being involved in an ATV accident on Friday.

The Florida Highway Patrol said the 9-year-old was traveling side-by-side with his father on State Road 52 eastbound.

While attempting to cross SR-52, the boy collided with a Toyota Camry also traveling eastbound on SR-52.

The impact caused the ATV to spin and roll over into the westbound lane.

The driver of the Camry collided with a ditch running parallel to the roadway. The driver and his passenger were uninjured.

The boy sustained serious injuries while the father sustained minor injuries.

Laura Coffey

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