UPDATE: MiddletonHigh School will hold a student assembly Wednesday to urge students to follow basic pedestrian and traffic safety precautions.


TAMPA, Fla. (970 WFLA/AP)Two sisters were hit by a car as they crossed a road heading to school.

Tampa Police say the teen girls, ages 14 and 15, were not in the crosswalk as they crossed Hillsborough Avenue early Tuesday morning.

TPD Spokeswoman Andrea Davis says the road was dark and the driver didn't see the girls, who were going to Middleton High School.

Officials said one girl is in critical condition and the other is in stable condition.

Police also say the driver was on her way to Hillsborough High School. They also said she wasn't injured and police say it doesn't appear she was at fault.

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