EAST NAPLES, Fla. – A 16-year-old girl is in critical condition after a driver allegedly hit her near U.S. 41 and Pineland Avenue in East Naples Sunday, according to investigators.
The teenager was attempting to ride a bike across U.S. 41 when the driver hit her, officials said. Florida Highway Patrol said the driver did not stop.
Troopers said they have a suspect vehicle impounded but they are still investigating.
This news hit close to home for Amber Mercado who is a mother of three. The incident happened down the street from her house.
“I’m really angered by the fact...