Man dies in skateboarding accident

A BOWRAVILLE man, 19, has died in a skateboarding accident at Nambucca Heads.

Police and paramedics were called to Bismark Street just after 11.30pm on Friday when the man fell off his skateboard and hit his head on the road after he came down a steep hill.

The man, who suffered skull fractures, was taken to Macksville Hospital and was later transferred to Coffs Harbour Health Campus. He died in hospital on Saturday. Police were not releasing the man's name yesterday.



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