Skateboarder Struck by Car in Pacific Beach

The man crossed Felspar Street against the traffic signal when he was hit by a driver

A 22-year-old man was critically injured Monday night when he rode his skateboard across a crosswalk against a traffic warning and was hit by a car, police said.

The San Diego Police Department (SDPD) said the skateboarder was riding southbound on the west sidewalk of Ingraham Street in Pacific Beach just after 9 p.m. when he crossed Felspar Street against a “Don’t Walk” signal. He was struck by a driver in a Prius as she made a left turn onto the street.

Police said the man on the skateboard suffered a severe head injury. He’s not expected to survive. The driver was not injured in the accident.

No further details were released.

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