A young teenage skateboard was struck and killed in a marked crosswalk in Santa Clarita Thursday afternoon.
The accident happened around 2:45 p.m. as the 14-year-old boy was riding in a marked crosswalk at the intersection of Bouquet Canyon Road and Seco Canyon.
An SUV struck the young victim causing him to run into the post.
The driver remained on the scene and was cooperating with police officials.
By evening, a memorial was set up at the site of the crash.
The cause of the crash was under investigation.
As young teens are on summer vacation, there are more risks for dangerous accidents. Skateboarding accidents are serious. It’s important for skateboarders to take all safety precautions such as wearing helmets and other safety gears.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a skateboarding accident, contact Bergener Mirejovsky for a free consultation at 1-800-881-2021. Your concerns can be addressed and help you move forward with your case.