Takara was walking home from school with friends when she was struck by a car as she crossed a road.
Eyewitnesses have said the teenager was lagging behind her friends when she was hit by the car leaving her critically injured.
The mother of a 13-year-old left in a coma after a car accident was stunned to be handed a citation by police for their daughter jaywalking.
Officers visited the hospital where Takara Davis is fighting for her life to hand over the citation for illegally crossing a road in Las Vegas.
Her shocked mother Kellie Obong said she was given the citation while her teenage daughter was being rushed into the operating theatre for emergency surgery.
Vegas police chiefs have defended the issuing of the ticket and said they had not intended to be insensitive.
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