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Man charged with vehicular assault after skateboarder injured

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Wednesday afternoon, CSPD officers were dispatched to the 2100 block of East Van Buren Street where a man was found with serious injuries. 

Police said their investigation revealed that a 20-year-old male was riding a skateboard while holding onto the back of a vehicle. The man fell while behind the vehicle, suffered serious injuries, and was transported to a local hospital. After the initial investigation, detectives from the Major Accident Unit took over the investigation.

According to police, probable caused was established to arrest the driver of the vehicle in which the skateboarder was travelling behind. The driver, 19-year-old Daniel Wandeler, was arrested for vehicular assault, which is a class five felony.

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