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Friday, Nov 21, 2014
Pasco Tribune

Troopers searching for driver who hit bicyclist, 13, in Pasco


The Florida Highway Patrol is searching for a driver who hit a 13-year-old bicyclist in Pasco County on Friday afternoon.

The driver of a Toyota Camry was exiting a driveway on U.S. 19 near Avery Road when the car hit Brena Carter, who was riding her bicycle on the sidewalk, the highway patrol said.

The driver of the red late-model Camry left and last was seen making a U-turn southbound on U.S. 19, the highway patrol reported.

Carter, of New Port Richey, is listed in serious but stable condition at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital.

Any witnesses or those with information are asked to contact the Florida Highway Patrol at 813-631-4020.

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