Two children injured in ‘serious’ quad bike crash

Sophia ConstantineNorth West Telegraph

Major Crash officers are investigating a quad bike incident which left two children seriously injured in South Hedland last week.

Police say the incident involved three people travelling on a blue Yamaha quad bike just before 1pm on Stanley Street on Tuesday, July 25.

The two children received multiple fractures to their legs and were flown to Perth for medical assistance.

South Hedland Senior Sergeant Allan Jane said the use of quad bikes on main roads continued to be an issue for police.

He said incidents involving quad bikes required a balance of the apprehension of offenders and keeping riders safe.

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“Next door neighbours and disgruntled people fired up over noise complaints are encouraged to take down details so police can take the appropriate actions,” he said.

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