Teenage girl survives after being struck by two vehicles

SANTA ANA, Calif. — A jaywalking teenager is alive after she was hit by two cars while running across a street on Monday.

According to reports, the 14-year-old was attempting to cross the street despite a red signal for pedestrians.

As the video shows, halfway across, a red truck hits her. The impact threw her into the path of another vehicle which also hit her.

Neither driver stayed at the scene following the incident.

Police have arrested one of the drivers and are still looking for the second.

The teenage girl was treated at a hospital and was released on Tuesday.

4 comments

  • John Harris

    Good grief. First….she should have obeyed the law. She should have known better than to run cross traffic like that!!!…BUT…for those 2 drivers to leave the scene created another…yet even more serious scenario. At least one got out of his vehicle…but apparently left before Police and EMS got there. I Pray that she will be ok and learned a good lesson from this…

  • Leepe

    IF I don’t see the cars, they do not exist
    She must have been a deer in a previous life. In this life she is just stupid.
    She should be arrested and forced to pay for the damages to those cars that she hit (NOTE I say she hit not the cars hit her).

  • Carol

    It did’nt really look like the red truck hit her. Maybe touched her heel. The other driver could’nt avoid her. She fell right into his car. Nobody’s fault but the teens but the driver did’nt stay at scene so they gotta arrest him. Hope she got jay walking ticket.

  • Richard

    Wow I hope she feels better. I was hit by a girl that was texting while driveing. I was ridding a motorcycle,, she was running 60mph and I was sitting still with my turn singnal on waiting to turn and she hit me from behind totaled her car she slid 107 feet and my bike was hit so hard it landed 70 feet from the point of the impact and I flu through the air and landed 55 feet away and my leg was so maingeled up my back was messed up bad. My leg had over 600 stiches 60 staples rode screws holding everything together plus I was in the hospital for 11 days surgery after surgery and didn’t know if I was going to make it out alive or not and she got away with a slap on the wrist and they get the news that’s not as bad as my motorcycle wreck

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