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Skateboarder suffers minor injuries after colliding with car in Santa Maria

Posted at 3:18 PM, May 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-09 18:29:51-04

A skateboarder was injured after rolling out into the street and being struck by a car in Santa Maria Thursday afternoon, according to Santa Maria police.

It happened at about 2:45 p.m. near Alice Shaw Elementary.

Police say the skateboarder was heading northbound on Hillview Road and rolled into the intersection where a driver was at a stop sign. The driver had reportedly started accelerating when the skateboarder entered the intersection and ended up on the hood of the car.

Police say the boy’s injuries were minor.

The investigation is ongoing.