News: Man charged in crash that injured skateboarder in Bradenton

BRADENTON, FL – State troopers say they have made an arrest in the case of a crash that injured a skateboarder in Bradenton.

According to the Bradenton Herald, 29-year-old Isaiah Devon Washington is facing charges in connection with the incident that took place shortly after midnight on Monday.

The Florida Highway Patrol said Washington was behind the wheel of a Mazda sedan when he struck the skateboard rider on 15th Street East near 26th Avenue East. Washington and the victim were both headed south on the street at the time, troopers said.

The skateboarder was hospitalized in critical condition at Blake Medical Center. The person’s age and name were not released.

State troopers say Washington left the scene of the crash but was later apprehended and booked into the Manatee County jail.

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