Anyone with Further Information about the Collision is Encouraged to Contact the Lake Elsinore Police
A teenage skateboarder was hit and killed by unidentified Hit & Run driver near Elsinore Skate Park. On Wednesday, June 12, deputies from the Lake Elsinore Station responded to a hit and run traffic collision on the 19600 block of Palomar Road, Lake Elsinore.
Upon their arrival, deputies learned a 19 year old adult male was riding his skateboard near the westbound bicycle lane of Palomar Road. The teen was struck by a vehicle traveling in the westbound lane. The driver briefly slowed and then continued west on Palomar Road.
The Lake Elsinore Traffic Team is conducting a full investigation into the cause of the collision. At this time, it is unknown if alcohol/drugs will be a factor in this collision. Both directions of Palomar Road were closed for approximately 3 hours during the investigation.
This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with further information about the collision is encouraged to contact Deputy Petersen at the Lake Elsinore Station, (951) 245-3300.
Press Release Provided By the Riverside County Sheriffs Department