Officials: Boy critical after hit in Lido Beach

Residents comment from the scene where a teen

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Residents comment from the scene where a teen was struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Lido Blvd and Greenway Road in Lido Beach around 8:05 a.m. Tuesday. Videojournalists: Jim Staubitser and News 12 (June 19, 2012)

A 14-year-old boy skateboarding to middle school for his moving-up ceremony rehearsal was hit by an SUV on a busy Lido Beach road Tuesday, causing severe head injuries, police said.

The eighth-grader was skateboarding east on Lido Boulevard when he was struck by a westbound Mercedes-Benz sport-utility vehicle, police said.

Neither the teenager, who is in critical condition, nor the 44-year-old...

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