In Texas a Sam Houston State student is in critical condition being treated for severe head trauma after being involved in a collision with a truck while riding his skateboard. According to police reports Clint Colby Stoll, 19, of Beaumont, was skateboarding on an intersection of a busy avenue when a Dodge truck struck him. Stoll was thrown 20 yards into a neighbor’s yard. The driver claims that he didn’t have a stop sign and he never saw the skateboarder. To read more about this story click here.
Riding a skateboard is, of course, legal. But where? Many states and towns prohibit skateboard riding on sidewalks. These laws require skateboarders to ride in the most dangerous place, the street. Drivers have the duty to drive defensively, know where the skateboarders are and not hit them.
If you or a loved one has experienced a skateboarding injury, know that there are people who can and will help you. At Dixon Law Office we have a trained staff of lawyers that can help you get the compensation you deserve. Call us for a free case consultation at 888-354-9880 or to find us online click here.