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Police looking for hit-and-run driver who injured skateboarding teen in Winston-Salem

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Amie Johnson got a frantic call from her son's friend Thursday night.

Around 9 p.m., her 15-year-old son Gayland was hit by a car while riding his skateboard on Motor Road near Patterson Street. His friend was with him who flagged down a car and called 911.

"I just jumped in the car and ran down the street," Johnson said.

Gayland was lying unconscious on the side of the road.

"His face is covered in blood,” she said, describing how her son looked. “He's got blood coming out of his ear. He's barely moving."

Making matters worse, the car that hit him sped off.

"My child could have died," she said.

Luckily he survived, but with several injuries. He was taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center where he was treated and released later in the day.

"He's got stitches over his eye," Johnson said. “Bruises on his leg, his shoes flew off his feet."

Skid marks still show the spot on Motor Road where the vehicle --described as a small black car with a broken windshield -- took off.

Johnson says her son was wearing dark clothing but that the street was well-lit.

"It wasn't an animal,” she said. “It wasn't a deer. It wasn't a dog. It was a person."

Johnson has a strong message for the driver who still hasn't been caught.

"You know what you did,” she said. “You know what happened. It's just, it's completely wrong."

Police haven't made any arrests yet.

Anyone with information is being asked to call Crime Stoppers at (336) 727-2800.