9-year-old, 16-year-old seriously injured in dirt bike crash in Warren County
KNOWLTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – Two boys were seriously injured in a dirt bike crash Sunday afternoon in Knowlton Township, according New Jersey State Police spokesperson Trooper Charles Marchan.
The crash occurred at around 4:51 p.m. on a property on Meadow Ridge Road, Marchan said.
A preliminary police investigation revealed that a Yamaha dirt bike, operated by a 16-year-old from Knowlton Township, was traveling west on the property and a Cobra dirt bike, operated by a 9-year-old from Knowlton Township, was traveling north on the property, Marchan said.
The front of the Yamaha struck the right of the Cobra causing both dirt bikes to overturn and ejected both drivers, Marchan said.
Both suffered serious injuries and were flown to an area hospital, Marchan said.
The crash remains under investigation.