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13-Year-Old Struck by Car While Biking in Pepperell, Mass.

The boy suffered what are believed to be life-threatening injuries, police said

A 13-year-old boy was struck by a car while riding his bike in Pepperell, Massachusetts Sunday night.

According to police, they responded to a report of a pedestrian brash involving a child on Shawnee Road around 7:15 p.m. Sunday.

Officers discovered a 13-year-old boy, who was wearing a helmet, had been struck by a Chevrolet Malibu sedan.

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The boy was transported to Nashoba Valley Medical Center in Ayer before being flown to UMass Medical Center in Worcester.

The boy suffered what are believed to be life-threatening injuries, police said.

The driver, a 62-year-old Pepperell man, stayed at the scene and cooperated with police.

There were no other injuries as a result of the crash.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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