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Wilmington Boy in Critical Condition After Dirt Bike Crash

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WILMINGTON, Del.-Delaware State Police are investigating a crash involving an electric dirt bike that has left a boy in critical condition.

According to reports, at approximately 7:17 p.m. Sept. 17, Mohamad A. Quershi, 11, of Wilmington, was operating a 2008 Razor electric powered mini dirt bike in the parking lot of the Exxon gas station located at Foulk Road and Wilson Road.

Police said Quershi exited the parking lot, traveling southeast onto Wilson Road. The boy crossed the westbound lanes of Wilson Road, and then entered into the path of an eastbound 2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer operated by Kevin Kerrigan, 31, of Wilmington.

Investigators said that Quershi was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash and was thrown from the bike after impact. He was transported from the scene by ambulance to Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children. Quershi was admitted in critical condition with multiple traumatic injuries, police said.

Authorities said Kerrigan was properly restrained and was not injured during the collision. The roadway was closed for approximately three and a half hours while the crash was investigated and cleared.

Troopers said the investigation is ongoing.

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