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SIMI VALLEY: 16-Year-Old Skateboarder Critically Injured In Car Accident On Tapo Street Near Township Avenue

Feb 28, 2019

Simi Valley Skateboarding Accident Seriously Injured 16 Year Old By Tapo Street And Township Avenue

SIMI VALLEY, CALIFORNIA  (February 27, 2019) – A 16-year-old was seriously injured in a car accident after being hit by a white Scion XB by Tapo Street Near Township Avenue.

California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 8:41 p.m. Paramedics arrived at the scene and transported to the hospital. 

An investigation into the cause of the accident remains unknown at this time. Any witnesses should reach out to the Simi Valley police department. 

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