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12-year-old injured in fall from bicycle

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Posted at 5:08 PM, Jul 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-05 20:08:25-04

A 12-year-old child reportedly suffered major head trauma when he fell off his bike near Lompoc on Monday.

It happened at about 3:45 p.m. in the area of Burton Mesa Rd. and Calle Quarta in Mission Hills.

According to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, the child was not wearing a helmet when he fell and suffered significant head injuries.

He was taken by ground ambulance to Lompoc Valley Medical Center and then flown by helicopter to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital.