Man on skateboard seriously injured after being hit by a car in Oildale

Posted at 10:47 PM, Jun 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-14 02:41:49-04

The Kern County Sheriff's Office is investigating a crash that sent a man to the hospital with serious injuries Monday night. 

It happened around 9:45 p.m. on Roberts Lane near Higgins Drive.

KCSO officials said the man was on a skateboard when he was hit by a driver who said she couldn't avoid the man. 

Officials said the man had major trauma to his head and upper body and was transported to a local hospital.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Kern County Sheriff's Office at 861-3110.