Family seeks hit-and-run suspect

A teenager from Huntington Beach was seriously injured in a hit-and-run Monday and his family is asking the public's help to find the driver of the car.

Huntington Beach police said 17-year-old Stephen Cureton was riding his skateboard when he was struck by a car around 9 p.m. at the intersection of Beach Boulevard and Yorktown Avenue.

Witnesses told authorities that the suspect was driving a black sports car, possibly a Chevrolet Corvette.

Police said Cureton is in stable condition and is expected to survive.

Cureton's family is offering a $500 reward to anyone that can help them identify the driver of the vehicle.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is encouraged to call Huntington Beach police at (714) 960-8811.

— Anthony Clark Carpio

Twitter: @acocarpio

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