Sunday evening crash near Tottenham puts teen dirt biker in hospital

15-year-old airlifted to Toronto

A New Tecumseth teen is in Toronto hospital following a crash east of Tottenham.

The OPP say an SUV was travelling eastbound on the 5th Line of New Tecumseth and collided with a dirt bike crossing from one trail end to another near Sideroad 15 at around 7:30 p.m. The driver of the dirt biker, a 15-year-old, suffered life-threatening injuries in the crash and was airlifted to a Toronto trauma centre as a result.

Area roadways were closed for several hours for the police investigation into the collision. No charges have been laid.