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Skateboarder hit by car in PB

A skateboarder was recovering Monday from the injuries he suffered after being struck by a hit-and-run driver.

The accident occurred about 3 a.m. Sunday, at the intersection of Olney

Street and Grand Avenue in Pacific Beach, said San Diego police Sgt. R.

Hastings.

The 22-year-old skateboarder was traveling south on Olney Street when he

entered the intersection on a red light and was struck by a vehicle heading west on Grand Avenue, said Hastings.

The unidentified victim suffered a large laceration to the head and a

broken leg, Hastings said.

Police were searching for the motorist who was wanted on a felony hit-

and-run charge, said Hastings.

A description of the suspect vehicle was not currently available.