Collision between dump truck and dirt bike in N.S. sends teenager to hospital with serious injuries
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HALIFAX -- A 15-year-old has been taken to hospital with serious injuries following a motor vehicle collision in Judique, N.S.
Around 4:05 p.m. on Tuesday, police, fire, and EHS members attended a collision on Highway 19 involving a dump truck and a dirt bike.
Once on scene, police determined that the dump truck had been travelling south on Highway 19 when a dirt bike entered the highway from a dirt trail. Police say the dump truck and dirt bike collided and the driver of the dirt bike, a 15-year-old, was ejected.
The youth was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries. He was later transported to a hospital in Halifax via LifeFlight.
The driver of the dump truck was not injured.
A collision reconstructionist attended the scene and the investigation is ongoing.