A student was struck and injured by a hit-and-run driver in front of Lincoln High School Wednesday morning, authorities confirmed.
The collision happened just after 9 a.m. in front of the school in the 4700 block of Imperial Avenue.
Officers with the San Diego Police Department (SDPD) said an unknown driver was making a left turn from 49th Street onto Imperial Avenue just as a 17-year-old Lincoln High School student was crossing the street. The driver hit the student and then took off.
The victim suffered a broken ankle, police said, and was taken to a local hospital.
Officers with the San Diego Police Department (SDPD) shut down eastbound traffic at 47th Street following the crash so they could begin their investigation. Officers detained someone on nearby Division Street after the crash, who may be the hit-and-run suspect, but that person is still under investigation.
No other injuries were reported.
Officers said the teenage victim had a skateboard with him at the time of the hit-and-run, but they're not sure if he was riding the skateboard or carrying it.
The hit-and-run remains under investigation and police are trying to determine who was at fault. Several witnesses have been interviewed, and many said the driver was a woman inside a gold-toned SUV.
Check back for updates on this developing story, and watch NBC 7 News at Midday for details from the scene.