UPDATE: Person on possibly stolen dirt bike suffers major injuries in Lamont collision

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LAMONT, Calif. (KGET) — CHP says a person who was riding a possibly stolen dirt bike and was not wearing protective gear, was seriously injured when he collided with a pickup truck Sunday evening in Lamont.

CHP’s Traffic Incident Information Page reported the collision vehicle at around 5:45 p.m. on Habecker Road just south of Bonita Road.

Sgt. Cecil McKinty said a male riding the dirt bike was heading southbound on Habecker Road along the shoulder when he collided with a pickup truck that was pulling into a driveway. McKinty said the rider was not wearing a helmet or other protective gear at the time of the crash and was taken to Kern Medical with major injuries.

The dirt bike is “presumed to be stolen,” McKinty said. Their investigation is ongoing.

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