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.
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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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