Boy, 5, critically injured after dirt bike hits tree in Arthur
The boy was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, police say
A 5-year-old boy in Arthur has been airlifted to a trauma centre with life-threatening injuries after he hit a tree while riding a dirt bike Wednesday evening.
The collision happened at dusk, around 6:30 p.m. Police say it appeared the boy lost control of the dirt bike.
Wellington OPP said the boy was wearing a helmet at the time. He was riding the 50 cc dirt bike on private property.
Guelph Wellington Paramedics took the boy to a local hospital before he was airlifted to the trauma centre.
The cause of the collision is under investigation.