NewsCovering Kern County


Ten-year-old boy "surfing" on top of car driven by parents falls, run over

Posted at 11:12 AM, Apr 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-07 20:58:47-04

CALIFORNIA CITY, Calif. — UPDATE: A ten-year-old boy is now recovering at a children's hospital in Los Angeles after sustaining major injuries from "surfing" on top of a car driven by his parents.

According to a friend of the family, the boy has two broken shoulders, a broken pelvis, and some fractured ribs. He will need surgery.

The family also adds that as of Sunday morning the boy has internal bleeding. Doctors are trying to figure out where it is coming from. The friend says his brain activity is great and there's no spinal injury.

The family is expecting a long recovery.
A 10-year-old boy who was "surfing" on top of a car driven by his parents sustained major injuries after he fell off and was run over by the car.

According to the California City Police Department, police responded to reports of a child being stuck by a vehicle near Neuralia and Ironwood Avenue around 4:08 p.m. Friday.

Cal City PD says the child was "surfing" on top of a car driven by his parents when he slipped and fell down in front of the car, where he was run over.

The boy was taken to the hospital with major injuries. He was listed in critical condition.

Cal City PD says they are still investigating the incident.