Skateboarder seriously injured after being hit by car

A skateboarder is in critical condition after being struck by a car in Northside.

It happened just before 1 a.m. Thursday morning on Frederick Avenue.

Police say Julian Harrison, 23, was riding his skateboard westbound on Frederick when he rode into the path of an oncoming car driven by Robert McGlothin, 52.

Police say Harrison was not wearing any protective equipment. He was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital, where he is in critical condition. McGlothin was wearing a seatbelt and not injured.

Police say alcohol was a factor in the crash.

Any witnesses are asked to call the Traffic Unit at 513-352-2514.

Copyright 2011 FOX19. All Rights Reserved.