Indiana teen badly hurt in skateboarding crash

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

VAN BUREN, Ind. Police say a northeastern Indiana teenager was badly hurt when he crashed while riding a skateboard and holding onto the back of a friend's moving car.

The 16-year-old boy was injured Sunday in the Grant County town of Van Buren. The Chronicle-Tribune and WPTA-TV report the teen was flown by a medical helicopter to a Fort Wayne hospital.

Police say boy suffered severe head injuries, but information about his condition wasn't immediately released.

Police say the teen was holding on to the bumper of his friend's car when the car abruptly stopped and he ran into the car on a street in the town about 40 miles southwest of Fort Wayne.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WNDU - Channel 16 54516 State Road 933 South Bend, IN 46637 Front Desk: 574-284-3000 Newsroom: 574-284-3016 Email: newscenter16@wndu.com
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 262388191 - wndu.com/a?a=262388191