BRITISH COLUMBIA

Teen hit by car in Abbotsford, B.C., dies in hospital: police

05/01/2015 10:52 EDT | Updated 05/01/2016 05:12 EDT
ABBOTSFORD, B.C. - Police say a teenager is dead after being hit by a car in Abbotsford, B.C.

Officers say the 19-year-old was severely injured in the incident at about 9:40 p.m. Thursday.

He was taken to hospital in an ambulance but died at about 2:15 a.m. the following morning.

Constable Ian MacDonald says a longboard was found at the crash site but can't confirm whether the teen was riding it when he was hit.

He says a 20-year-old man who was driving the car stayed at the scene is co-operating.

Investigators are gathering evidence and speaking to witnesses. (CKNW, The Canadian Press)