A 13-year-old skateboarder is recovering in hospital after he was struck on Terry Fox Drive in Kanata.

Paramedics say the boy was crossing the street when he was struck by an SUV at the intersection of Terry Fox Drive and Huntsville Drive at 8:53 a.m. Thursday.

He broke both his upper leg bones in the crash and paramedics took the boy to hospital where he was in serious but stable condition.

Ottawa police are investigating.