Pedestrian hit by car in East Orlando

A teenage girl is hospitalized after she was hit by an SUV while crossing the street to get to her bus stop in East Orlando.

The accident happened around 6:45 a.m. on Waterford Chase Parkway near Oak Chase Drive.

The Florida Highway Patrol said Borzhana Mataziak, 14, was crossing the street to get to the bus stop where several other kids were standing and as she made her way across, troopers said an SUV being driven by 54-year-old Richard Alexander of Orlando hit her. 

She was transported to Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children as a trauma alert with a head injury.

Troopers said they do not believe Mataziak was on the marked crosswalk.  The crash remains under investigation.