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Las Lomas High Student Struck, Injured By Car On Way To School Thursday


A 15-year-old Walnut Creek youth was struck and seriously injured by a car while skateboarding to school at Las Lomas High School Thursday.

News of the collision, reported at 7:53 a.m. at the crosswalk at Broadway and Newell, spread quickly through the Las Lomas community, witnessed by other students and onlookers. Initially unresponsive with a visible head injury, the student was conscious when medical personnel transported him to Children’s Hospital in Oakland for further evaluation.

He was last reported to be undergoing tests in Intensive Care.

The student was not identified at his family’s request and school officials have arranged for counseling for peers traumatized by the incident.


  1. An elderly couple were in a car at the scene and being questioned by police. Looked to be the vehicle that struck the kid. Prayers for him🙏

  2. I came upon the accident right after it happened. The child went into the windshield (windshield was severely damaged). Skateboard was on the ground broken in half. Child must have been transported at that point. Driver was very elderly. I’m so heartbroken for the family. My prayers are with them.

  3. This is the third incident of this kind this week. Maybe people need to adjust to the return of kids in school.

  4. I hope the hospital gives the community an update on the condition of the15 year old boy that was badly injured.

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