UPDATE: Longboarder, 14, and car collide near Maple Ridge tent city

Teen taken to hospital by ambulance, injuries not life threatening

Emergency responders in Maple Ridge were called Tuesday as a 14-year-old skateboarder and a car collided near Anita Place Tent City.

The call came in at approximately 3 p.m. about the collision at 223rd Street and 117 Avenue.

Police, paramedics and firefighters responded.

READ ALSO: Nine-year-old struck in crosswalk in Maple Ridge.

A boy was taken to hospital by ambulance. He had been sitting up as paramedics assessed him, and suffered foot and leg injuries that were not life-threatening.

He was treated and released.

He was riding a longboard downhill on 117th Avenue when the collision occurred, according to Ridge Meadows RCMP.

Police said there will be no charges in the incident.


 


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