Child injured in quad bike collision is 'recovering well'

He will have no lasting injuries

A boy injured in a quad bike accident is recovering well
A boy injured in a quad bike accident is recovering well

A five-year-old boy who was seriously injured in a quad bike collision is recovering well.

The boy sustained life-threatening head injuries when he was riding on the back of a quad bike and collided with a metal barrier in Occupation Road, Middleton, near Corby on Thursday, March 26.

The incident happened at around 7.35pm and the boy was being driven by an 18-year-old man.

The boy was being treated at Birmingham Children's Hospital and was said to be in a critical condition the day after the incident.

Today (April 16), a spokesman for Northamptonshire Police said the boy is recovering well and will have no lasting injuries.

An investigation into the incident is ongoing but no one has been arrested or charged.