CHULA VISTA, CA – According to ABC 10 News, a skateboarder was seriously injured in a hit-and-run crash with a vehicle in Chula Vista on Wednesday.
Authorities say the crash took place shortly before 11:30 a.m. on E Street when a man riding a skateboard was struck by a driver of a white Mercedes vehicle. The force of the impact caused the skateboarder to fly up and over the roof of the vehicle before he landed on the ground.
The driver of the Mercedes fled the scene immediately following the crash, heading eastbound on E Street. The skateboarder sustained serious injuries in the collision and was transported to UC San Diego Medical Center for treatment.
An investigation is ongoing.
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