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Dirt biker airlifted following crash at Hope Mill Conservation Area southeast of Peterborough

One man was airlifted to a Toronto-area hospital following a dirt bike crash in the Hope Mill Conservation Area in Otonabee-South Monaghan Township on Saturday. Harrison Perkins/Special to Global News Peterborough

A man was airlifted to a Toronto-area hospital on Saturday following a dirt bike crash at the Hope Mill Conservation Area southeast of Peterborough, Ont.

Just before 5 p.m., Peterborough County OPP, Otonabee-South Monaghan Township firefighters and Peterborough paramedics responded to reports of a dirt bike crash at the conservation area along Hope Mill Road, just north of the village of Keene.

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OPP say a man on a dirt bike was travelling on a trail that surrounds the conservation area when he was ejected from the bike.

“The driver was not wearing a helmet and suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries,” OPP said Monday.

The victim was airlifted to a Toronto-area hospital, where he remains.

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OPP say the cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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