Skateboarder struck, seriously injured by Suffolk County Police vehicle

WYANDANCH, N.Y. — Police are investigating a crash where a skateboarder was struck by a police vehicle on Long Island Tuesday evening.

Two Suffolk County police officers were in a marked SUV were traveling south on Straight Path when they struck a man on a skateboard near the intersection of South 24th Street shortly after 5 p.m., authorities said.

The 28-year-old skateboarder was taken to the hospital with serious, non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

The officers were not injured.

Anyone with information on this crash is requested to contact Major Case Unit detectives at (631) 852-6555.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.