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CRASH >> Dirt-bike rider injured in Culpeper


 A man was critically injured Saturday afternoon in a dirt-bike accident in Chesterfield Estates just northwest of Culpeper. The man, 22, was reportedly attempting a triple jump on a homemade motocross course when he lost control and was thrown from his bike, which landed on him. Paramedics treated the rider for a collapsed lung and other internal injuries. He was later airlifted to the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville.
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Date published: 10/28/2012

Dirt-bike rider injured in Culpeper accident

A 22-year-old man was critically injured Saturday afternoon following a dirt-bike accident in Chesterfield Estates just northwest of Culpeper.

The man, whose identity has not been released, was reportedly attempting a triple jump on a homemade motocross course when he lost control and was thrown from his dirt bike, which then landed on him.

Paramedics at the scene treated the rider for a collapsed lung and other internal injuries.

He was later airlifted to the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville.

--Donnie Johnston