Last week, a car accident in Stratham, Massachusetts seriously injured a 12-year-old middle school student, leaving her in critical condition. According to East Kingston Police, the incident occurred outside the teen’s home around 3:55pm. The girl was riding out of her driveway on a RipStick, a modified skateboard, when she was struck by a Toyota Camry, suffering serious head injuries.
The injured teen was transported to Exeter Hospital, then flown by helicopter to Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. As of this morning, a hospital spokesperson said the girl was still in critical condition.
No charges have been filed in connection with this traffic accident, and police say they are still investigating.
Source: Skateboarder in critical condition after being struck by car, SeaCoastOnline.com, March 24, 2010
Contact a Massachusetts personal injury attorney if you or a loved one has been injured in an accident involving a car, truck, bus, or skateboard.