Update | Ventura Hit and Run of Skateboarder

Ventura Police Department – Incident Press Release

On March 16th at 10:16 PM, the Ventura Police Command Center received a 911 call of a hit and run injury traffic collision between a vehicle and skateboarder in the 10900 block of Darling Rd. The first arriving officers found the skateboarder, a 14-year-old male, suffering from moderate non-life threatening injuries. The juvenile was treated at the scene by Ventura City Fire personnel and then transported to VCMC by AMR ambulance for treatment of his injuries. At last report, the juvenile was in stable condition.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the skateboarder, who was not wearing a protective helmet, was riding on his skateboard westbound in the roadway on Darling Rd., when he was struck by a vehicle that appears to have been traveling eastbound on Darling Rd. After the collision, the vehicle continued and did not stop to render aid to the skateboarder.

At this time, there is no suspect vehicle description. There was physical evidence found at the scene, which could assist investigators.

This is an active investigation and officers are still trying to determine exactly what occurred. There is no additional information at this time. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Ventura Police Department at 339-4451.

An anonymous tip can be made by calling Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS.


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