Boy on skateboard hit by commercial vehicle

Posted July 14, 2012, at 11:21 a.m.

SANFORD, Maine — A young skateboarder is in serious condition after he was struck Friday afternoon by a company work truck while crossing Lebanon Street, near the intersection of Nason Street.

“The youth was struck by a commercial vehicle traveling east and sustained very serious injuries,” a press release from Sanford Police Department states.

The identity of the male juvenile and his age and information about the company truck were not released.

“The youth was transported to Goodall Hospital by Sanford Fire and Rescue and subsequently airlifted to Maine Medical Center in Portland,” the statement says.

The condition of the young skateboarder was not available on Saturday morning.

Watch for updates.