Police: Skateboarder intentionally struck by car in Gurnee

Surveillance photo of the car that intentionally struck a skateboarder Wednesday afternoon in Gurnee. | Gurnee Police Department photo

A skateboarder was hurt in an intentional hit-and-run crash Wednesday afternoon in north suburban Gurnee, according to police.

The juvenile on a skateboard was struck by a car near Old Grand Avenue and O’Plaine Road at 12:36 p.m. Wednesday, according to a statement from Gurnee police.

The car was described as a dark, newer model four-door car, possibly a Ford Five Hundred, according to police. The car headed eastbound after the crash.

The skateboarder suffered minor injuries, police said.

Anyone with information about the hit-and-run crash is asked to call Gurnee police at (847) 599-7000.