CLEARWATER, Florida -- Clearwater police are investigating an accident involving a 14-year-old boy.
The teen was reportedly trying to cross US 19 North when he was struck by a car. The boy crossed the southbound lanes and hopped over a barrier, according to police. There is no crosswalk in that area.
The road was closed between 590 and Sunset Point Road while officers investigated the accident.
The teen was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital with possible life threatening injuries. His family has been notified.
The accident is still under investigation.