ECHO PARK — A pair of 15-year-old skateboarders were struck by a hit-and-run driver Friday night, with one of the victims left in extremely critical condition after being thrown or dragged about 75 feet up Alvarado Street, according to police. The other teen suffered only minor injuries.
The two males were crossing Alvarado Street at Montrose Street when they were hit by a small, white SUV or wagon traveling northbound, said Sgt. Jesse Garcia with the LAPD Central Traffic Division. The driver did not stop after the collision, Garcia said. “He kept on going like nothing happened.”
Alvarado remained blocked off in both directions at midnight as police conducted the investigation about two hours after the collision.
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