SAN DIEGO, CA — A 28-year-old man was seriously hurt Monday night when he was hit by a driver while riding a skateboard in San Diego’s Point Loma Heights area, reports NBC San Diego.
The incident took place at the corner of Guizot Street and Orchard Avenue at around 10:20 p.m.
According to the San Diego Police Department, the man was riding his skateboard southbound at a high rate of speed on Guizot Street when he ran the stop sign at the intersection. Moments later, he was struck by a westbound Toyota Prius driven by a 27-year-old man.
Officials said the skateboard suffered a broken arm and was transported to an area hospital.
No further information has been released at this time.
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