PONTIAC, MI – An 11-year-old boy is in critical condition after the minibike that he was driving slammed into the side of an SUV on the 4th of July, 2020.
On Saturday, at approximately 7:11 pm., Oakland County Sheriff’s Deputies and the Waterford Regional Fire Department along with Star EMS responded to Melrose Ave. and Baltimore Ave. on a report of a motorcycle vs. SUV crash. The operator of the motorcycle, an 11-year-old boy, reportedly was unresponsive.
Deputies located the child in the road, unresponsive and with head trauma. Paramedics began treatment of the subject. The driver of the SUV, an 18-year-old man, of Pontiac, had no injuries.
Deputies gathered information from the driver of the SUV, who said he was traveling southbound on Melrose Ave. approaching the intersection of Melrose Ave and Baltimore Ave. when a minibike traveling eastbound on Baltimore Ave. failed to stop at the stop sign and collided with his SUV.
A Crash Reconstruction Unit Investigator was called in and he began his investigation. The child was transported to Beaumont Royal Oak and listed in critical condition. The 11-year-old boy was not wearing a helmet.
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