DEFUNIAK SPRINGS – A 13-year-old girl was seriously injured Friday night after she lost control of the UTV she was driving and turned over, throwing two other kids off the vehicle.
The accident happened at 7:35 p.m. at a home on Bob Sikes Road, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The UTV was occupied by three kids and being driven on private property when it overturned.
The two passengers were thrown from the UTV, the report said. The girl remained inside and was struck by the roll cage as it landed on its side.
All three kids were taken to area hospitals with non life-threatening injuries, the report said.
Charges are pending.