Locke Gaddis was seriously injured last week in a pedestrian accident as he crossed highway 218 in Middleburg. Locke is reported to be in critical condition but stable. Locke is only 12 years old, he was on his way to Omega Park to play football with friends when he was struck and injured by a vehicle driven by Right now there are no crosswalks in the area. The Florida Department of Transportation is building a bike lane that will include the area where Locke was struck but the plan does not currently include crosswalks. Crosswalks need to be included in the plan in order to insure a greater measure of safety for families in the area that are trying to use Omega Park.