Teen struck by car near school last week released from hospital
A teen struck by a car last week in Cape Coral has been released from the hospital.
As of Tuesday, Anastasiya Fairall, 16, had been discharged from Lee Memorial Hospital.
At approximately 6:45 a.m., Oct. 16, Anastasiya tried to cross Santa Barbara Boulevard, South, in the 2300 block when she was hit by a southbound white car, according to the Cape Coral Fire Department.
When firefighters arrived, the teen was unconscious and appeared to have a significant head injury, as indicated by the damage to the car’s windshield. She was taken to the hospital in critical condition.
According to fire officials, visual cues at the scene including the vehicle’s location indicate that Anastasiya had been attempting to cross Santa Barbara away from a designated crosswalk.
The accident occurred in front of Cape Coral High School, where the teen is enrolled as a junior.