13-year-old hospitalized after being struck by vehicle in Encanto

ENCANTO (KUSI) — A 13-year-old boy was hospitalized Thursday night after he was struck by pickup truck in Encanto.

According to San Diego police, the 48-year-old driver was in a Nissan pickup truck traveling eastbound on the 6300 block of Brooklyn Avenue when he struck the teenager, who was standing in the middle of the street with his skateboard.

The teen was transported to Rady Children’s Hospital with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver remained on scene and was cooperating with police.

Drugs and alcohol were not a factor in this incident and San Diego Police Traffic Division is investigating.


Categories: Traffic & Accidents