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Teen injured after motorbike he was driving collided with deer

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PICTOU LANDING – On July 25 at approximately 4 a.m., Pictou District RCMP responded to a motorcycle collision on Pictou Landing Road. 

A 17-year-old male from Pictou Landing struck a deer while driving his off-road dirtbike on the road, then left the roadway on Pictou Landing Road.

The male was taken to hospital in New Glasgow and was later transported to hospital in Halifax with serious injuries. He was not wearing a helmet at the time of the collision.

An RCMP collision reconstructionist was called to assist in the investigation. Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the collision. The investigation is ongoing.