Teen skateboards into traffic, hit by car in Statesville


STATESVILLE, N.C. — A teenager has life-threatening injuries after authorities said a rode a skateboard into traffic and was hit by a car Saturday in Statesville.

WSOC reported that the 13-year-old victim was going down a steep hill and went into traffic at about 11:30 a.m.

The teenager was hit by a car in an intersection and airlifted to the hospital, according to police.

Police are still investigating, but the driver is not likely to face charges. Police said the teen was from out of town and staying with family in the area.

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