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Ohio Teen Suffers Head Injury in Dirt Bike Accident

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An Ohio teenager is in critical condition Tuesday night, after
troopers say he crashed into an oncoming vehicle with his dirt bike when he lost control on a curve.

 

The accident happened around 3 p.m. in village of Barton, just
outside of Clairsville, Ohio.

 

The teen, 19, is listed in critical condition after suffering
major injuries including severe head trauma, according to troopers. At this
time troopers are unsure if the teen was wearing a helmet at the time of the
accident.

 

Troopers say he went left of the center on the dirt bike and
struck a car driven by a man, 72. The driver of the car did not suffer any
injuries. The teen was transported to Wheeling Medical Park for medical
attention.

 

The accident is still being investigated by troopers, there is no
further information.