Boy Airlifted From Daisy Mountain Trail After Mountain Bike Accident

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The site of the mountain bike accident on a Daisy Mountain trail. Photo: MCSO

UPDATED 12:27 P.M. — A 14-year-old boy “suffered a leg injury and severe head trauma” in a mountain bike accident on a Daisy Mountain trail this morning, according to Sgt. Joaquin Enriquez of the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office.

“He is being airlifted,” Enriquez tweeted at about 10:20 a.m.

After the injuries were first described as not life-threatening, the boy’s condition was updated at about 11:45 a.m: “Daisy Mountain Fire Dep. personnel has advised the condition of the 14 year old boy involved in the Mt. bike accident is life threatening,” Enriquez said in a tweet.

The trail, on the flanks of Daisy Mountain, originates at a trailhead in Anthem.

This article will be updated if more information becomes available.

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A sheriff’s vehicle this morning near a trail leading to Daisy Mountain, where a boy was airlifted after a mountain bike accident. Photos: MCSO
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Emergency crews on scene near the trailhead in Anthem.

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