Five-year-old boy suffers head injuries after quad bike crash in Northamptonshire

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A man and a boy sustained serious injuries after they were thrown from a quad bike on a road in Desborough.

The bike was being driven by a 39-year-old man with a five-year-old boy riding pillion on Monday evening in Braybrook Road, Desborough.

Both both were ‘thrown’ from the vehicle, police spokesperson said, “as it was being ridden along a grass verge.”

The rider was left with broken bones in both hands and his chest, and the boy sustained head injuries.

Police would like to speak to anyone with information about this incident which happened at about 6pm.

Anyone with information or who witnessed this incident is asked to call the Drivewatch Hotline on 0800 174615.