CHINO HILLS (CBSLA.com) — A high school basketball star was rushed to a hospital Wednesday after hitting his head while skateboarding.
Nnamdi Okongwu, 17, played center for Chino Hills High School.READ MORE: Judge Overturns Attempted Murder Conviction For Ignacio Ixta Jr.
There are conflicting reports as to the athlete’s condition.READ MORE: Michael Ray Armijo Convicted In 1993 Rape, Kidnapping Cold Case
Classmates are offering condolences on Twitter; the hospital says Okongwu is alive but couldn’t provide his condition.
Okongwu’s coach says the 6-foot-9 player was being scouted by several colleges and had been offered a scholarship to Loyola Marymount University.MORE NEWS: 'It's Heartbreaking': ArcLight Cinemas, Pacific Theatres To Close Permanently Due To Pandemic Losses
Details of the accident have not been released.