Police: Teen on scooter hit by car in Orlando

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ORLANDO, Fla. - A 13-year-old is hospitalized after being hit by a car while riding a scooter Tuesday evening.

The teen was struck on Lake Lawne Avenue shortly after 7 p.m., Orlando police said.

The victim, who was riding a scooter at the time, pulled out in front of an oncoming vehicle, according to police. The scooter caught fire after the crash, but it was quickly extinguished.

The teen was rushed to a nearby hospital in stable condition, but it's unclear how severe the injuries are.