CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – Chambersburg Police are investigating a pedestrian accident investigating a skateboarder.

According to police, the accident happened at the intersection of E. Queen Street and S. Main Street on Tuesday. Chambersburg Police say the skateboarder lost control as he entered a busy intersection and struck the rear tandem axles of a semi-truck.

Police say the skateboarder illegally entered the road and was at fault. They were flown to a trauma center with a non-life-threatening injury.

Traffic was detoured around the intersection and police said delays are expected south of the square and east of Loudon St. during the investigation.

The police department is asking people to avoid the area if possible and is reminding people that skateboards and bikes are prohibited on sidewalks in the downtown area.

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