A 16-year-old boy has died from his injuries after he fell off his ATV in Cape Breton Tuesday evening.

Cape Breton Regional Police say the incident happened on Intervale Road at 7 p.m.

The boy sustained serious head injuries and was taken to the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. He was then airlifted to hospital in Halifax.

Police say the teen died on Thursday.

A school in the area opened for a short time on Friday to offer people from the community who are grieving someone to talk to.

Police are investigating the incident.