Lakeland Track Athlete Hit By Car
During training along Bogie Lake Road, the student athlete was struck by a car after falling into the roadway.
A 16-year-old Lakeland High School student athlete was transported to the hospital Thursday afternoon after being hit by a car on Bogie Lake Road near Sugden Lake.
According to a report filed with the White Lake Police Department, the track team was running along the roadway after school. The teen, the report states, lost his footing along the side of the road and fell into oncoming traffic. He was struck by a vehicle and suffered an injury to his leg.
Lt. Adam Kline said the accident couldn't be avoided, and that the driver of the car stopped and helped the teen.
There were no citations given, and charges will not be filed against the driver, "It was a freak accident," Kline said.