A 15-year-old boy is fighting for his life after crashing an unregistered trail bike at Wagga Wagga overnight.
It happened in parkland off Ashmont Avenue in Ashmont just before 12.30am on Wednesday.
“Police were told that the unregistered trail bike was being ridden on a dirt track when the rider, a 15-year-old boy, crashed,” NSW Police said in a statement.
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The teen was treated at the scene by paramedics for life-threatening head injuries before being rushed to Wagga Wagga Base Hospital in a critical condition.
The passenger, a 23-year-old man, was also injured and was taken to the same hospital in a stable condition.
A crime scene has since been established, and detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.