Child On Skateboard Dead After Collision With Car

MIRAMAR (CBS4) – An 11 year old boy was killed after police say he rode his skateboard into the path on an oncoming car.

Miramar Police and rescue units rushed to the Vizcaya gated community on the 5000 block of Southwest 136 Avenue just after 6 p.m. Thursday.

Police spokesperson Tania Rues said the driver of the car was stopped and had just cleared the intersection when the boy on a skateboard crossed his path.

The driver stayed on the scene, rushing to a nearby home for help.

The boy was taken to the hospital where he later died. Police say he lived in Vizcaya community.

Police are investigating but it does not appear that the driver will face any charges.

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