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.READ MORE: People Making A Difference: Local Nonprofit Provides Services To Seniors Facing Social Isolation
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.READ MORE: Disneyland Online Reservation System Experiencing Long Delays
The vehicle involved was recovered blocks away from the collision and the driver was later arrested.MORE NEWS: OC COVID-19 Trends Continue In Positive Direction As Vaccine Eligibility Opens To Those 16+
The intersection was closed while police investigated.