Skateboarder struck by car, airlifted to hospital

Skateboarder vs. car on Sandia Road, Washington City, Aug. 22, 2012 | Photo courtesy of Jason Little

WASHINGTON CITY – A teenage male was air-lifted to the hospital Wednesday night after being struck by a vehicle.

Police Chief Jim Keith of the Washington City Police Department said a teenage male was skateboarding on Sandia Road at night when he was hit by a car driven by a young adult female around 9:15 p.m.

Keith said the juvenile was transported to Dixie Regional Medical Center via Life Flight in critical condition. He was subsequently flown to Las Vegas.

The driver was not cited.

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