14-year-old boy dies following crash between car and dirt bike in Blackville

A 14-year-old boy has died following a crash between a dirt bike and a car in Blackville on Friday. 

Police were called to the scene on Howard Road around 5:30 p.m. 

RCMP Sgt. André Pepin confirms to our newsroom the boy was driving the dirt bike and sustained "serious injuries." 

He says as far as he is aware the driver of the car was not injured. 

The boy was taken to hospital in Moncton and later transferred to Saint John, where he died in hospital from his injuries on Saturday. 

The investigation is ongoing.