Juvenile riding dirt bike hit by pickup truck in Suffolk

Posted at 6:51 PM, Feb 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-07 23:29:55-05

SUFFOLK, Va. – A juvenile riding a dirt bike was hit by a pickup truck in the 700 block of E. Washington Street Wednesday, according to Suffolk Police.

Photo courtesy of Suffolk Police/Suffolk Fire & Rescue

Dispatchers received a call for a vehicle accident involving a dirt bike at 5:21 p.m.

The juvenile only suffered minor injuries and was taken to Norfolk General Hospital by ambulance after receiving emergency medical assessment and treatment by Suffolk Fire & Rescue personnel. The truck driver was not injured.

Traffic on E. Washington Street was shut down for 30 minutes but has since reopened.

The cause of the accident is currently under investigation.

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