The young boy on a stretcher surrounded by emergency health workers prior to being airlifted to hospital. The crash happened just after 3 p.m., June 11 on Sumas Mountain. Shane MacKichan photo.

The young boy on a stretcher surrounded by emergency health workers prior to being airlifted to hospital. The crash happened just after 3 p.m., June 11 on Sumas Mountain. Shane MacKichan photo.

Young boy airlifted out of Abbotsford following bike crash in Sumas Mountain woods

Boy appears to have suffered serious injuries, intubated by paramedics prior to airlift

[Update: The boy had struck a tree while riding his bicycle, according to BC Emergency Health Services. They said they can’t provide further information on his condition due to privacy concerns, but he was in serious condition when he was transported to hospital.]

A young boy was airlifted out of Abbotsford yesterday afternoon following a serious bike crash in the woods on Sumas Mountain.

The crash happened just before 3 p.m., June 11, in a wooded area near Applewood Drive and Westview Boulevard.

The boy appeared to have suffered serious injuries as he looked unconscious and was intubated by paramedics, according to a freelance videographer who attended the scene of the airlift.

A woman, who appeared to be the boy’s mother, accompanied him on the airlift.

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