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Dirt bike rider airlifted from Derry to Boston with injuries

DERRY- An injured dirt bike rider was flown by helicopter to a Boston hospital Saturday, authorities said.

The rider was found in a remote section off Halls Village Road around 12:40 p.m. after rescue crews reached the person by four-wheel drive vehicles, according to the fire department. The medical helicopter was called because of the victim's injury and remote location.

The patient was treated at the scene and transferred to a nearby field where a medical helicopter flew the victim to Massachusetts General Hospital, authorities said.

The person's name and extent of injuries weren't available.


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