Bountiful teen injured in bike accident | ParkRecord.com

Bountiful teen injured in bike accident

The Park Record,

A 17-year-old Bountiful teen was critically injured Saturday while biking in the Trailside area, according to the Park City Fire District.

The Park City Fire District responded to the incident on Trailside Drive at 12:02 p.m. after dispatch received a report of an unconscious male. The teen was flown to Intermountain Medical Center in Murray in critical condition. An update on his status was unavailable.

Casey Vorwaller, the Park City Fire District’s public information officer, said the teen reportedly suffered head and facial injuries after attempting a jump on the trail. He was wearing a helmet and alone at the time.

Vorwaller said medical personnel were able to get in touch with his mom, who requested he be flown to Intermountain Medical Center where she works as a nurse.

Angelique McNaughton