skateboarder hit run injury accident
A teenage skateboarder was hospitalized after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver on July 21, 2012, around 9:30 p.m. in Lemon Grove. A witness said that the victim was walking across Massachusetts Avenue when a small black car ran a red light and struck the teen in the crosswalk.
The impact of the collision made the victim go over the top of the car, and he was carried about 100 feet before he fell off the car and into the street. The motorist slowed for a moment, but later sped away from the scene. Read the rest »
A 17-year-old San Bernardino girl sustained critical injuries in a serious hit-and-run motorcycle crash that took place on March 13, 2012, around 7:20 p.m. across E Street. According to Lt. David Harp, the girl was hit by a Japanese sports bike while she skateboarded across the street.
The biker took off after the accident. Witnesses told San Bernardino police that the motorcycle was traveling 65-70 mph when it struck the girl at 31st and E streets. The victim is currently on a respirator. Read the rest »