Child suffers life-threatening injuries following dirt bike collision in Kawartha Lakes

A nine-year-old child suffered life-threatening injuries following a dirt bike collision in Kawartha Lakes over the weekend.

According to the OPP, officers were called to a private property in Somerville Township around 3 p.m. Saturday (July 9).

“The youth sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital, where they were later air lifted to a Toronto-area trauma centre,” reads a media release.

“The youth had been wearing their helmet at the time of the collision.”

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