Skateboarder suffers major injuries after he’s struck by vehicle in Turlock

09/26/2013 11:13 AM

09/26/2013 9:39 PM

A 19-year-old skateboarder suffered life-threatening injuries when he was struck by a vehicle in Turlock on Thursday morning, authorities said.

The man was crossing East Avenue at 8:53 a.m. when he was hit by the vehicle traveling east, according to Officer Mayra Lewis of the Turlock Police Department.

The teenager was airlifted to a hospital. He was not wearing a helmet, Lewis said. There’s been no further information released at this point. Police are asking anyone with information about the incident to call (209) 664-7382.

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