Skateboarder charged after being hit by vehicle
An intersection in Kitchener was shut down for several hours yesterday after a man on a skateboard was hit by a vehicle.
It happened at the corner of Charles Street East and Sterling Avenue South around 7:30 p.m.
An Ornge air ambulance was initially called in, but called off after the injured man’s condition improved.
Police say the skateboarder failed to stop for a red light when he was struck.
The driver of the vehicle was uninjured and is not facing any charges as a result of collision.
The injured man faces a bylaw charge for skateboarding on the street.