Skateboarder critically injured by car in Orange

A skateboarder is in critical condition after being struck by a car in Orange. (KABC)

A juvenile skateboarder is in critical condition after being struck by a car in Orange, police said.

The skateboarder was hit at Katella Avenue and Wanda Road around 2 p.m. by a car heading southbound, officials said. The driver stopped and remained at the scene.

The age and gender of the skateboarder, who was transported to a hospital in critical condition, was not released. Southbound Wanda from Santiago Boulevard to Katella was closed to traffic while investigators tried to determine what happened.

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