14-Year-Old Skateboarder Injured In Car Accident On Darling Road In Ventura
VENTURA, CALIFORNIA (March 18, 2019) – A 14-year-old boy was seriously injured in a car accident while he was riding a skateboard on Darling Road.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 10:15 p.m. not far from the Saticoy Regional Golf Course. The driver of the vehicle did not stop at the scene.
Firefighters were called in to the scene in order to help the boy. He was taken by ambulance to the Ventura County Medical Center. Police are asking anyone with information about the accident to call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.
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