PICO RIVERA (CBSLA) — A 15-year-old riding a skateboard was killed Friday after being struck by a vehicle in Pico Rivera.

LAPD received a call of a collision on Slauson Avenue and Paramount Boulevard just after 3 p.m.

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The driver allegedly fled the scene after striking the teen who was taken to a hospital in critical condition and later succumbed to the injuries.

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The vehicle involved was recovered blocks away from the collision and the driver was later arrested.

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The intersection was closed while police investigated.