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15-year-old being treated for life-threatening injuries following skateboarding incident

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Posted at 10:59 PM, May 13, 2022

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A 15-year-old faces life-threatening injuries after falling off a skateboard, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police say.

LVMPD reports the teenager was holding on to a 2018 Jeep Wrangler traveling westbound on Forsythe Drive east of the Skywood Way intersection while riding a skateboard after 9 p.m. The teenager was ejected off the skateboard before being run over by the Jeep, driven by his 19-year-old sister.

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Las Vegas Police say the juvenile was taken to Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center's Trauma Unit where he remains in critical condition. The driver was booked on DUI related charges at Clark County Detention Center.

The investigation is ongoing per LVMPD.