Hunts Point, the Bronx, New York – a new story on ABC7ny.com states that two teenagers were saved by the quick actions of a good Samaritan. The dirt bike accident occurred in Hunts Point, the Bronx, at around 7:30 in the evening.
According to the news story, the dirt bike collided with a sport utility vehicle at the intersection of Hunts Point Avenue and Bruckner Boulevard. The report states that the dirt bike driver, a 16-year-old, had a 13-year-old passenger riding on the back. Following the collision, the boys were thrown from their dirt bike, which burst into flames.
A Baldor truck driver quickly exited his truck with a fire extinguisher to assist the teenagers. The good Samaritan’s truck camera recorded the accident when the SUV in dirt bike collided. The dirt bike driver sustained severe burns to his arms, and his legs were injured. The teenager was transported to a local area hospital in serious but stable medical condition.
The passenger, a 13-year-old girl, sustained severe head trauma and was transported to a local hospital for medical treatment. She is listed as being in serious but stable medical condition.
The SUV driver was not injured in the collision and remained at the accident scene.
There were no criminal charges filed at the time. As a result, no arrests were made by law enforcement.
The good Samaritan was driving a Baldor truck which is equipped with a fire extinguisher and a windshield camera system. According to the news report, the company has equipped all of its 350 food trucks with safety equipment.
According to the police, ATV and dirt bike riding have become a problem in Manhattan and the Bronx. The accident is currently under investigation, and no other information was provided at this time.
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