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Skateboarder injured in collision in Woolwich Township

A teen was taken to hospital after they were hit from behind while riding a skateboard.
A teen was taken to hospital after they were hit from behind while riding a skateboard. Global News File

Line 86 in Woolwich Township was closed for several hours between Floradale Road and Reid Woods Drive on Tuesday night for a collision involving a skateboarder, according to Waterloo Regional Police.

They say two teens were riding their skateboards east along Line 86 when one was rear-ended by a motorist.

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The skateboarder was taken to a local hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

Police say the road was closed for several hours as they investigated the matter.

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Police say they are still investigating the collision and are asking anyone with further information to call 519-570-9777 ext. 8791 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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