Skateboarder left in critical condition after being struck by a car on Seaward Avenue and Harbor Boulevard in Ventura
Authorities stated, around 12:45 a.m. on Sunday, a skateboarder was riding on southbound Seaward Avenue and attempted to cross the intersection at Harbor Boulevard when a car traveling eastbound on Harbor Boulevard hit the skateboarder.
The driver of the vehicle that collided with the skateboarder remained on scene to give medical aid to the injured victim.
Officials state the skateboarder was unresponsive lying in the intersection and was transported to a nearby hospital. He was placed in the intensive care unit because of his serious injuries. The victim is identified as a 20-year-old man, according to the article.
It is unclear if alcohol, drugs or speeding were involved in the factor of the collision but the authorities have not ruled them out.
This collision remains under investigation and further details will be updated as they are available.
We wish the injured parties a speedy recovery, and that the authorities are able to collect thorough evidence to definitively find the cause and liable party in this collision.
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