11-year-old hit by vehicle in Pinellas Park

- Pinellas Park police were called to the scene after an 11-year-old boy was hit by a vehicle. It happened at 66th St., shutting down the southbound lanes of 66th St. between 78th Ave. and Park Blvd.

Police said it appears Laq Swanigan ran out in front of a vehicle mid-block and was struck.

He was transported to All Children's Hospital with serious injuries.  He is expected to surive.

Pinellas Park police determined the child was fault.  No charges will be filed against the driver.

Up Next:

Up Next

  • 11-year-old hit by vehicle in Pinellas Park
  • Busy MacDill AFB about to get busier
  • Manatee County deputy rescues couple from burning car
  • Sundial, Bok Tower Gardens popular for eclipse-watchers
  • Arrest made after elderly woman robbed in driveway
  • Building codes have changed in 25 years since Hurricane Andrew
  • Lakeland K9 unit members disciplined for speeding
  • Girl dies after being hit by truck in Riverview neighborhood
  • North Port dog bit by rattlesnake, police say
  • Donate used solar eclipse glasses to kids in South America, Asia