(EPD photo)

Police Cmdr. Brian Henry says a male juvenile on a skateboard is in critical but stable condition at Evanston Hospital with injuries suffered when he collided with a car in the 1600 block of Emerson Street this morning.

The NORTAF Major Crash Assistance Team is investigating the accident and traffic was blocked both east and westbound between Darrow and Ashland avenues for about three-and-a-half hours.

The accident reportedly happened about 10:40 a.m.

Bill Smith is the editor and publisher of Evanston Now.

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