Dirt Bike Rider In Critical Condition After Accident On Sunday

New Castle County  Police are investigating a crash involving a dirt bike that left the rider in critical condition.

Officials said on Sunday at approximately 1:53 p.m., patrol officers were dispatched to Riverview Drive and South Place intersection in Collins Park for a report of a motor vehicle crash. When the officers arrived, they found a collision involving a dirt bike and a 2013 Buick Enclave.

The 59-year-old rider was transported to a local area hospital where he is listed in critical condition. Investigators from the New Castle County Division of Police Traffic Services Unit arrived at the scene and assumed the investigation.

Officials said while the investigation is still in its early stages, impairment does not appear to be a factor.

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