Motorist strikes teen skateboarder near Maple Ridge

Posted on Wednesday, July 21st, 2021 at 2:35 pm    

Officers were dispatched around 9:30 a.m. to the intersection of East 31st St and Riverside Dr.

According to security guards at Gathering Place, a public amusement park at 2650 S John Williams Way East, the boy consumed alcohol at the skate park and then attempted to cross the street on his skateboard when he was struck by the vehicle.

Police said they will not file charges against the driver.

The teen was hospitalized and is under observation.

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