Teen hit by car, in hospital with serious head injury

LINCOLN, Neb. -- A 17-year-old is recovering at the hospital after police say he was hit by a car. 

Saturday night, Lincoln Police and First Responders were called to the Gateway Mall parking lot. 

Officers found a 17-year-old boy was driving a car in the parking lot of Gateway Mall and his friend was riding a skateboard while holding onto the passenger side of the car. 

Officers said the boy fell from the skateboard and was run over by the car. 

He was taken to a local hospital with a serious head injury and the driver was cited for willful reckless driving.