Just after 6 Saturday morning, the Statesville Police Department responded to a traffic collision involving a skateboarder on Davie Avenue in Statesville. The 18-year-old of male, from Statesville, was lying in the roadway suffering from injuries sustained from being struck by 67-year-old Shirley Lyalls of Statesville, who remained on the scene when officers arrived.
The Statesville Police Department Traffic Unit responded to the scene to investigate the incident. The preliminary investigation discovered the 18-year-old was traveling west on Davie Ave on a skateboard. Lyalls was also traveling west on Davie Ave at the time of the collision.
An investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Statesville Police Department at 704-878-3406. Identification of the male is pending notification of immediate family member.