Norma Velasquez-Cabrera, 15, and her sister Victoria Velasquez-Cabrera, 14, were crossing Hillsborough Avenue at 25th Streeet around 7:15 a.m. when a driver, Deja Johnson, 18, hit them because they weren’t in a crosswalk and it was dark, according to Tampa police.
The two sisters were walking to Middleton High School and the driver was on her way to Hillsborough High School.
Norma is in critical condition and Victoria is in stable condition. Johnson is not injured.
It does not appear the Johnson is at fault.