14-Year-Old Boy Hurt in Ventura Hit-and-Run Accident
VENTURA, CA (March 18, 2019) – A skateboarder sustained injuries after a hit-and-run collision in Ventura on Saturday night, March 16.
According to a Ventura Police Department news release, a 911 call about the hit-and-run in the 10900 block of Darling Road near Highway 118 came in at around 10:16 p.m.
They found the victim suffering from moderate injuries. The 14-year-old boy received treatments by first responders at the scene. After that, they brought him to Ventura County Medical Center for further treatment, police said.
Investigators believe the victim, who did not wear a helmet, was riding his skateboard westbound in the roadway on Darling. Then the suspect vehicle struck him as it traveled eastbound along the same road.
The vehicle did not stop and the driver did not try to help the victim, police stated. No description of the driver or vehicle was immediately available.
Authorities found physical evidence at the scene, which could assist investigators.
The law requires you to stop if you are ever involved in a crash. Although a road accident can spur anyone into a panic, it is always best to remain calm and to stay at the scene. Contact officers if needed and check on others involved if possible. You can avoid more devastating consequences when you remember to stop at the scene of a crash.
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