Lake Wales, Florida – The Polk County Fire Rescue & Polk County Sheriff’s Office is currently on scene what is being described as a traffic collision in Lake Wales. The incident is taking place at Betsy Lane & Friedlander Rd. in the Highland Park Manor.
The original call came in at 6:19pm. According to initial information the incident involved a child/pediatric patient (4 yrs old we believe). At the time a helicopter medical transport was being requested.
Update: According to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office a child was hit by a car. As a precaution they were transported via helicopter, but it doesn’t appear injuries are life threatening. We will update if more information is released.