CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Police, Fire and EMS responded to a traffic crash in the 2700 block of SW 20th Ave. A 13-year-old boy sustained life threatening head injuries when he veered from a vacant field into the street and was ejected from his bicycle when he struck a trailer being towed by a pick up truck.
The victim was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital as a trauma alert and was later airlifted to Tampa General Hospital where he is in critical condition. The Cape Police tell us that the victim was not wearing a helmet. The driver of the truck was not injured.
The accident is under investigation. Trust WINK to bring you more information on this story as it becomes available.