Skateboarder struck by pickup truck

October 18, 2019

LA MESA  – A 25-year-old skateboarder suffered serious injuries when he was struck by a pickup on a La Mesa street, police said.

The collision happened around 9:20 PM Thursday on Spring Street near Finley Street, south of La Mesa Blvd.

The man was riding a skateboard southbound in the right lane on Spring Street when he was hit by a Dodge Dakota pickup truck.

The rider was ejected, rolled across the truck and landed on the asphalt.

He was taken to a hospital for treatment of serious injuries.

The 52-year-old man driving the truck remained at the scene and was uninjured.

The La Mesa Police Department’s traffic division was investigating the collision.

Anyone with information about the accident was asked to call 619- 667-1400.

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