Skateboarder hit by car


Sidney Police continue accident investigation

A skateboard located near the scene where a skateboarder was hit by a car on Arrowhead Drive

A skateboard located near the scene where a skateboarder was hit by a car on Arrowhead Drive


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

A Sidney Police officer places a marker by a car on Arrowhead Drive that, according to Sidney Police, struck a skateboarder. A broken skateboard could be seen in front of 627 Arrowhead Drive. The car was stopped in the middle of the road near 610 Arrowhead Drive. The stretch of Arrowhead Drive between the car and skateboard was blocked off from traffic until after the scene was documented by Sidney Police.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

SIDNEY — Sidney Police is investigating an accident involving a vehicle and a pedestrian Tuesday night.

According to Sidney Police Sgt. Timothy Kennedy’s press release, officers were dispatched to the 600 block of Arrowhead Drive at 7:42 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, where they found a vehicle had struck a skateboarder who was in the roadway.

The skateboarder, who hasn’t been identified by police, was transported to Wilson Health’s emergency room. Officer Brandon Heindle accompanied the teen on CareFlight to Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton, as the parents were just located at the time of the transport, said Kennedy.

The teen is in serious condition, said Kennedy.

The driver of the vehicle was Dakia Welch.

Sidney Police accident investigatorsare investigating the accident. Assisting with the investigation is the Ohio Highway Patrol.

The case will be presented to the Shelby County Prosecutor for review, said Chief Will Balling.

A skateboard located near the scene where a skateboarder was hit by a car on Arrowhead Drive
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2020/02/web1_DSC_4950-3.jpgA skateboard located near the scene where a skateboarder was hit by a car on Arrowhead DriveLuke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2020/02/web1_DSC_4921-3.jpgLuke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

A Sidney Police officer places a marker by a car on Arrowhead Drive that, according to Sidney Police, struck a skateboarder. A broken skateboard could be seen in front of 627 Arrowhead Drive. The car was stopped in the middle of the road near 610 Arrowhead Drive. The stretch of Arrowhead Drive between the car and skateboard was blocked off from traffic until after the scene was documented by Sidney Police.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2020/02/web1_SDN022020CarHit-3.jpgA Sidney Police officer places a marker by a car on Arrowhead Drive that, according to Sidney Police, struck a skateboarder. A broken skateboard could be seen in front of 627 Arrowhead Drive. The car was stopped in the middle of the road near 610 Arrowhead Drive. The stretch of Arrowhead Drive between the car and skateboard was blocked off from traffic until after the scene was documented by Sidney Police. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News
Sidney Police continue accident investigation