By NR Staff • 

Skateboarder collides with vehicle

A 17-year-old McMinnville boy, who was doing tricks on his skateboard, was injured Monday night when he collided with a vehicle in the area of Northeast Atlantic Street and Cumulus Avenue.

McMinnville police identified him as Dylian Simkins of 2700 S.E. Stratus Ave. They identified the driver as Rafael Garcia, 45, of 2635 N.E. Riesling Way, McMinnville

Garcia was driving a 1991 Mercedez when Simkins ran into his vehicle, police said. The boy was transported by McMinnville Fire Department ambulance to the Willamette Valley Medical Center for treatment. Garcia was not injured.

Simkins was cited to appear in McMinnville Municipal Court for violation of Oregon Revised Statute 814.070: Improper position upon or improperly proceeding along a highway.

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