12-Year-Old Air Lifted After Weekend Dirt Bike Crash
By Travis Thayer
(Ripley County, Ind.) – A 12-year-old was air lifted to an area hospital following a dirt bike accident in Ripley County.
Ripley County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the accident on the 5000 block of W Brownstown Road on Saturday around 7:08 p.m.
Deputies say the 12-year-old was traveling in a grassy area when the driver struck and picnic table and lost control of the dirt bike.
The driver, who was wearing a helmet, suffered a right leg injury and was flown by helicopter to UC Medical Center.
The extent of the victim’s injury was not released.