15-year-old skateboarder dies after being hit by SUV in Daytona Beach, police say
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – A 15-year-old boy died the day after he was struck by an SUV while riding a skateboard in Daytona Beach, police announced on Tuesday. The crash happened just after 11:30 p.m. Friday at Madison Avenue and White Street. [TRENDING: COVID after the vaccine | Bugsy, the French bulldog, stolen at gunpoint | SpaceX Starship explodes again]Daytona Beach police said the boy suffered serious injuries in the crash and was taken to Halifax Health Medical Center. The boy was later airlifted to Arnold Palmer Children’s Hospital in Orlando, where he died Saturday, according to police. The driver and his passenger, both of Daytona Beach, were not hurt, according to authorities.
Deltona man dies after falling off motorized skateboard, officials say
DELTONA, Fla. A Deltona man is dead after officials said he fell off a motorized skateboard. According to officials, Joshua Lloyd, 40, was riding the skateboard Sunday evening in the area of Rookery Avenue and Phonetia Drive. The accident occurred when Lloyd lost control of the skateboard and fell on the pavement, severely injuring his head, authorities said. According to a news release, Lloyd was flown by the Volusia County Sheriffs Office helicopter to a hospital for treatment. On Monday, he succumbed to his injuries, authorities said in a news release.