Skateboarder Struck by Car in Middleboro Early Wednesday Morning

Officers said they found an 18-year-old man laying unconscious on the road suffering from serious injuries.

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An 18-year-old was seriously hurt after midnight Wednesday morning when they were hit by an SUV while skateboarding in Middleboro, Massachusetts, police said.

Authorities received a call at 12:20 a.m. reporting a pedestrian crash on Plympton Street near Londonderry Lane, Middleboro police said.

The teenager was laying unconscious on the road suffering from serious injuries, police said.

The victim was traveling on a skateboard in the eastbound lane of traffic when the SUV, a 2021 Honda CRV, allegedly struck him while driving on Plympton Street, according to the police's investigation of the incident.

The driver, identified as a 36-year-old man from Middleboro, remained at the scene and is cooperating with police.

The crash remains under investigation. Police didn't say if the driver was likely to face charges.

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