An eastern Iowa teenager is recovering from injuries he sustained in an accident involving a car and a skateboard.

Emergency personnel were called out to the 2800 block of Wildflower Road in Robins, at about 11:30am Saturday (April 24).

An investigation determined that a vehicle, driven by 17 year old Elijah Ervin, was northbound on Wildflower Road, pulling a 13 year old relative on a skateboard while he held onto the back of the vehicle. At one point, the trunk lid of the car fell down, striking the skateboarder, who then fell to the ground.

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The 13 year old skateboarder was taken by Lifeguard Air Care Ambulance to University Hospitals in Iowa City. The younger teen's name was not released, nor was a condition report, other than the boy's injuries were not life-threatening.

Robins Police were assisted by the Robins Fire Department, Hiawatha Police, Linn County Sheriff's Rescue, Area Ambulance, and the Lifeguard Air Care Helicopter.

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