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18-year-old skateboarder seriously injured in early morning Middleboro crash



Stock photo courtesy of Galt Police

MIDDLEBOROUGH – Chief Joseph Perkins reports that the Middleborough Police Department is investigating a crash where a pedestrian was struck by a car and injured early Wednesday morning.

At approximately 12:20 a.m. Wednesday, Middleborough Police received a 911 call reporting a pedestrian crash in the area of 81 Plympton St.

Upon arrival, officers provided aid to an 18-year-old Middleborough man who had been struck by a vehicle. The victim was unconscious laying on the road suffering from serious injuries.

The victim was transported by Brewster Ambulance to a nearby hospital.

The driver, a 36-year-old Middleborough man, remained at the scene and was cooperative with police.

The preliminary investigation indicates that the victim was traveling westbound on a skateboard in the eastbound lane of traffic when the vehicle, a 2021 Honda CRV, allegedly struck the victim while driving eastbound on Plympton Street.

The crash remains under investigation by Middleborough Police detectives.

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