Community Police & Fire

Car hits teen skateboarder on Hunt Street

Posted on May 3rd, 2024 By:

A newer black Mercedes SUV hit a 15-year-old skateboarder near the intersection of Hunt Street and Skansie Avenue around 7 a.m. Friday, May 3.

The teen suffered a concussion and rash-related injuries, according to the Gig Harbor Police Department.

A GHPD social media post said: “This may have been an intentional act.”

Officer believe the Mercedes turned left onto Hunt Street from Wollochet Drive. It hit the student, knocking him to the ground, then continued west on Hunt.

No witnesses have been found. Officers are checking for homes in the area that may have security camera video. Anyone with information can call Officer Erwin at (253) 851-2236.