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City of Fountain Valley - Police Department
PRESS RELEASE
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Sep 25, 2013
INJURY TRAFFIC COLLISION

 On 9-24-13 at approximately 8:00 PM, the Fountain Valley Police Department responded to the intersection of Ward Street and Slater Avenue regarding an injury traffic collision.  Investigation revealed a Lexus IS300 entered the intersection from eastbound Slater Avenue proceeding straight.   A 16 year old male skateboarder crossed the intersection from southbound Ward Street.  The Lexus collided head on with skateboarder.  The driver of the Lexus stopped and the passengers rendered assistance to the victim. The skateboarder was transported to UCI Medical Center in Orange for traumatic life threatening injuries.  Witnesses indicated the skateboarder entered the intersection against a red light.  Preliminary investigation did not show that alcohol or drugs contributed to the collision. Investigation is on-going.  The name of the victim is being withheld at this time due to him being a juvenile.  Any witnesses to the collision are encouraged to contact the Fountain Valley Police Department at 714-593-4484 to provide additional information. 


Sgt. Steve Desantis
(714) 593-44
FVPD Case Number: 13-4066

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