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Thirteen-year-old critical after dirt bike crash in Lehigh Acres

Posted at 12:08 PM, Mar 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-02 23:43:57-05

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. — UPDATE ( 7:14 AM)- FHP has reported that the thirteen year old boy has passed away at Lee Memorial Hospital yesterday evening.

The crash is still under investigation.


UPDATE 3:30 P.M.:

A thirteen-year-old boy is in critical condition after hitting a pickup truck while riding a dirt bike in Lehigh Acres.

The teen was riding north on the dirt bike on Gordon Avenue S, approaching the stop sign at the intersection of 7th Street SW, around 9 a.m. The pickup truck was traveling west on 7th Street SW, when the dirt bike collided with the driver's side of the truck.

The boy was transported to Lee Memorial Hospital in critical condition.

The driver of the pickup, a 47-year-old man and a three-year-old passenger, reported no injuries.

Florida Highway Patrol is responding to a crash involving a juvenile in Lehigh Acres.

FHP says the crash involved a pickup truck and a juvenile on a mini dirt bike.

The Juvenile was transported to Lee Memorial Hospital.

This story is breaking and will be updated with the latest information as we receive it.