A 19-year-old man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of vehicular assault, a felony, after a 20-year-old man on a skateboard holding onto the back of his moving vehicle fell and was seriously injured, police said.
Daniel Wandeler was driving west on Van Buren Street when the skateboarder fell about 2:35 p.m. near Meadowlark Lane, police said. He lost his balance and hit his head on the pavement, Gazette news partner KKTV reported.
The skateboarder, whose name was not released, was hospitalized.
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