July 2, 2013 at 8:12 PM
Seattle skateboarder injured in early morning collision with car
A man on a skateboard was seriously injured early Tuesday morning after a collision with a car at 33rd Avenue South and South Graham Street, according to the Seattle Police Department.
The skateboarder was traveling north on 33rd Avenue South around 1:20 a.m. and entered the traffic lane of the driver of a Honda, who was eastbound on South Graham Street. The driver had no time to react to avoid the collision.
Officers responded to the collision and found the skateboarder on the ground being attended by Fire Ddepartment medics. The skateboarder, a man in his 20s, was taken to Harborview Medical Center with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. Alcohol was not a factor, police said. The investigation is ongoing.
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