Teen skateboarder hit by car in Cape May Co.

August 4, 2012 8:42:35 PM PDT
A 15-year-old skateboarder is in critical condition after being hit by a car early Saturday morning in Cape May County.

The accident happened at 12:40 a.m. on US Route 9 in the Mayville section of Middle Township.

Police say the driver of a Nissan Maxima, 19-year-old Samuel Caraballo, was driving southbound and crossed into the northbound lane to pass another vehicle.

It was while Caraballo's car was in the northbound lane that the victim , riding a skateboard, was hit.

The victim was last reported to be in critical condition at the hospital.

Police say Caraballo was in a passing lane at the time of the crash. However, police also say Caraballo's driver's license had been suspended.

He was charged with Causing Serious Bodily Injury During a Motor Vehicle Accident While Driving While Suspended among other charges.

Caraballo was released on his own recognizance.

Police say the investigation is still ongoing.


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