12-year-old skateboarder struck by car
A 12-year-old boy was was skateboarding across South Park Street was injured Wednesday morning when he was struck by a car, according to a release from Madison police.
Police said the boy made it to a center island on Park Street at Plaenert Drive while traffic had a green light when he tried to cross the remaining lanes during the “don’t walk” signal.
A 34-year-old man tried to stop his car but struck the boy while going about 10 mph, according to the release.
The boy suffered minor injuries. No citations were issued.