(JOHNSON CO.) – Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a dirt bike accident that occurred Saturday afternoon in Bargersville.
At approximately 4:20 p.m., Indiana Conservation Officers were called to investigate a dirt bike accident that left a Johnson County juvenile injured.
Initial investigation revealed that an 8-year-old was operating a Honda CFR dirt bike on private property near the 6000 block of 375 North. The child lost control and fell off the dirt bike while attempting to operate it.
As a result of the fall, the juvenile sustained a broken leg and was transported to Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health in Indianapolis for treatment.
Investigating officer ICO Nick Wilson indicated the juvenile was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.
Indiana Conservation Officers always promote the use of safety equipment for all individuals operating off-road vehicles. Participating in off-road vehicle operational classes are always highly encouraged when available.
Assisting agencies included Bargersville Police Department and local EMS.