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12-Year-Old Air Lifted After Weekend Dirt Bike Crash

Posted On June 12, 2017

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.