Antioch boy seriously injures Oakley boy in dirt bike accident on Saturday

By Sergeant Robert Quintero, Antioch Police Patrol Bureau

A 15 year-old and a 9 year-old were riding separate dirt bike motorcycles in a dirt lot at the dead end of Drive-In Way, when they collided with each other on the afternoon of Saturday, December 29, 2012. Both riders were wearing appropriate protective gear and helmets at the time of the collision and there were adults on scene providing supervision.

Both riders went down but the 9 year-old was severely- injured. He sustained major head trauma and was rushed to SDMC by a parent. The 15 year-old had a complaint of pain only. The 9 year-old was flown to Children’s Hospital in Oakland after he was stabilized at Sutter Delta Medical Center and is in critical condition at the time of this writing. The collision is still being investigated and this is the only information being released at this time.

If you have any information regarding this investigation, you may call the Antioch Police Department at (925) 778-2441. You may also text an anonymous tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using key word ANTIOCH.

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