Man seriously injured in skateboard spill


A San Leandro man is in serious condition after he was found unconscious and bleeding from the head in the middle of a Pleasanton roadway around 10:45 p.m. Wednesday, according to police.

Joshua Silva, 28, was not wearing a helmet and was likely under the influence of alcohol when he reportedly fell from his skateboard while riding down Birch Creek Way. He was found lying on the road near Vine Street and then was taken by ambulance to Eden Medical Center in Castro Valley to be treated for a possible skull fracture.

Police said there were no witnesses nor evidence to show that a vehicle or another person were involved.


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Posted by tyu
a resident of Avila
on Sep 4, 2009 at 11:36 am

Helemets everyone. Especially when drunk and at night. I hope he's OK

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Posted by NoBleeding Heart
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Sep 4, 2009 at 2:06 pm

At least he was smart enough to be on four small wheels, not behind the wheel of a car. He should also be cited for drunk driving, since he was operating a vehicle on a public roadway. If bicyclists can get popped for a DUI (yes, they can), so should this idiot.Oh, and don't bank on him having health insurance - open your pocketbooks, fellow citizens!

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a resident of Apperson Ridge
on Sep 7, 2009 at 10:50 pm

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