9-Year-Old Medford Boy Injured after Crashing Dirt Bike into Tree, Officials Report
Local News, Crime
By Long Island News & PR
Published: May 02 2018
Police: The child was transported to a local area hospital for treatment of serious but non-life-threatening injuries.
SCPD reports that a 9-year-old boy crashed a dirt bike into a tree in Medford.
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Medford, NY - May 2, 2018 - Suffolk County Police Fifth Squad detectives are investigating an incident in which a 9-year-old boy crashed a dirt bike into a tree in Medford on Tuesday, May 1, 2018.
Jacob Pfeiffer crashed a dirt bike into a tree in the backyard of his residence at approximately 5:40 p.m. His father, Richard Pfeiffer, 49, was supervising him while following him on another dirt bike. Jacob was transported to Stony Brook University Hospital via Suffolk County Police helicopter for treatment of reported serious but non-life-threatening injuries. He was wearing a helmet and other safety equipment at the time of the incident.
The investigation is continuing.