POINT LOMA HEIGHTS, CA – According to a report from ABC10 News, a 17-year-old teenager was riding an “e-bike” when he was struck and seriously injured by a driver in Point Loma Heights on Friday.
The accident was reported shortly before 6:30 p.m. in the 1800 block of Catalina Boulevard. Authorities say the 17-year-old was riding an e-bike southbound on Catalina and attempted to turn onto Narragansett Avenue at a green light when a driver of an unidentified car struck him from behind.
The victim sustained serious injuries in the collision and was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment. The driver of the vehicle involved fled the scene immediately following the crash.
No other details have been released at this time. We will update this post as further information becomes available.
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