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Teen flown to St. Louis hospital following dirt bike crash

A 16-year-old boy was flown to a St. Louis hospital Sunday night after wrecking his dirt bike.
A 16-year-old boy was flown to a St. Louis hospital Sunday night after wrecking his dirt bike.
Published: May. 9, 2022 at 12:00 PM CDT
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RIPLEY COUNTY, Mo. (KAIT) - A 16-year-old boy was flown to a St. Louis hospital Sunday night after crashing his dirt bike.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol said the crash happened at 7:45 p.m. on County Road U-5, three miles north of Current View in Ripley County.

According to the crash report, the Doniphan teen was northbound when his 2013 Honda CRF slid on gravel, throwing him from the cycle.

A helicopter flew the boy to Children’s Hospital in St. Louis with serious injuries.

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