A skateboarder was struck by a vehicle and injured near the skate park in downtown Billings Thursday afternoon.
The 10-year-old boy was heading east on Minnesota Avenue just before 1 p.m. when he cut between stopped northbound cars at the intersection of South 27th Street, Billings police wrote in a tweet.
He was struck by a vehicle heading north of South 27th Street when he emerged into a clear lane.
Police said he suffered a minor injury and was transported to a local hospital.
20-37873/1257 Pedestrian V. Vehicle. S.27th and Minnesota. Male/10years old, on a skate board was east bound on Minnesota, and cut between stopped cars heading north. Male was struck when he emerged into a clear lane, by a vehicle headed north. Minor injury, transported by AMR.— BillingsPD (@BillingsPD) May 28, 2020