DENVER — A man riding a skateboard was seriously injured after being hit by a van in downtown on Monday morning, the Denver Police Department said.
The crash happened about 11:30 a.m. at 16th and Arapahoe streets.
Police said the driver of the van was passing through a green light on Arapahoe while approaching 16th when the skateboarder crossed against a red light.
The van driver crashed into skateboarder, who was taken to a hospital with serious injuries but is expected to survive, police said.
The skateboarder was cited for crossing the intersection against the signal.