City sued over crash that cost boy his leg

SAN DIEGO (AP) – The family
of a 9-year-old skateboarder who lost his leg when he hit a San Diego
trash truck is suing for negligence.

UT San Diego (http://bit.ly/HjDjxE ) says the family of Luke Acuna filed suit last month against the city and the truck driver.

Police say the boy was
skateboarding on the sidewalk last November when he turned back to look
at his friends and hit a trash truck that was making a 3-point turn.

His left leg was amputated.

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