Bend skateboarder injured while being towed up parking garage

A 17-year-old Bend girl was injured Monday while skateboarding in the downtown parking garage.

Police said the girl was holding on to the driver’s side mirror of a friend’s VW Jetta as she drove to the top of the garage.

The girl lost her grip from the car and crashed. She was not wearing a helmet.

Bend Fire and Rescue took the girl to St. Charles with serious injuries. The driver of the Jetta was cooperating with the investigation.

The parking garage was closed for about 40 minutes while the girl was being attended to.

No citations were issued, but the case is still under investigation.


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