December 5, 2023
A Falck ambulance in San Diego. Courtesy OnScene.TV

A 17-year-old skateboarder broke his left leg Saturday when he was struck by the shifting SUV he was hanging onto in Ocean Seashore.

The crash occurred at 1:44 p.m. within the 1800 block of Froude Avenue, in accordance with San Diego police Officer Robert Heims.

The teenager was hanging onto an open passenger window of a shifting 1997 Toyota 4Runner southbound on Froude, Heims stated.

“The rear tire of the 4Runner struck the skateboard,” the officer stated. “When he stepped off of his skateboard, the rear tire of the 4Runner struck the rider.”

Paramedics took the teenager to a hospital with open fractures to his decrease left leg, Heims stated.

– Metropolis Information Service