Girl struck by car and almost ran over by another at Choc

By SNO Staff

A young female pedestrian is lucky to be alive following a motor vehicle accident at Choc this morning, Feb. 9, 2018, according to officials.

Reports are that the victim, identified as Kayla Prospere, 12, had just gotten off a bus when she allegedly darted across the road into the path of an oncoming vehicle.

She was struck by a car and almost ran over by another, but the female driver’s quick reflexes stopped the vehicle just in the nick of time, according to reports reaching our newsroom.

Prospere suffered a possible broken leg and was transported by ambulance to Victoria Hospital in stable condition.

The accident occurred around 9 a.m.

The victim is reportedly a Corinth student but she was not wearing uniform at the time of the accident due to a sports meet by her school.

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5 comments

  1. Oh.sad.trying too blame a 12 year old.how about the the dam adult that pass the road test...if he did

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  3. thank god she's okay.accidents do happened but children need to be more cautious and the drivers needs to have patients on the roads they are always in a hurry.

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  5. We aught to teach the kids how to cross and most importantly, the pedestrian crossings.

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  7. AND THE TRAFFIC POLICE AND WILL CHIEF TRANSPORT OFFICER WILL TELL YOU THAT THE DIRVER WAS NOT DRIVING WITH dUE CARE AND ATTENTION. THEN THE GENERAL PUBLIC AND MINISTRY OF EDUCATION WILL CRY FOR SPEED BUMPS. SMH. ARE STUDENTS IN GRADE K TAUGHT HOW TO USE TH EROAD AS A PEDESTRIAN IN THEIR CURRICULUM-- NO.

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    • What curriculum you talking about....choopse......first persons to educate children about road safety are the parents and futher more she's a twelve year old kid her common sense should have prevailed

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