Man Hospitalized in Long Beach Hit-and-Run Skateboard Collision
LONG BEACH, CA (November 29, 2018) – A skateboarder was critically injured after being struck by a hit-and-run motorist on North Bellflower Boulevard at East 27th Street Tuesday afternoon.
According to police, an 86-year-old woman from Lakewood was determined to be the suspect of a hit-and-run crash that happened around 1:45 p.m. The woman reportedly took off, leaving the seriously injured skateboarder lying in the roadway.
No arrests have been made but police have impounded the car involved in the crash.
Paramedics arrived following the collision and transported the man to a nearby hospital for treatment. According to a witness, the skateboarder was struck by the vehicle and landed on the vehicle’s windshield, cracking it. As the driver fled, witnesses nearby began honking their horn urging her to stop.
Police are still investigating this case and are asking the public with insight to contact Det. Steve Fox at 562-570-7110.
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