Thursday, May 26, 2022
Teen Almost Loses Arm In ATV Accident At Busco Beach In Goldsboro

Teen Almost Loses Arm In ATV Accident At Busco Beach In Goldsboro

A teenage boy nearly lost his arm Sunday after an accident at Busco Beach and ATV Park in Goldsboro. First responders airlifted the 16-year-old boy to the Vidant Medical Center in Greenville for further care.

WRAL-TV says upon arriving to the scene after 2 p.m. Sunday, they decided to call a helicopter due to the extent of the injuries to the boy’s arm. Doctors were successfully able to reattach the boy’s arm at the hospital.

Police say the boy was wearing a helmet. Busco Beach posts signs saying ATV riders are required to wear U.S. Department of Transportation-approved helmets. Other signs warn visitors that they ride and swim at their own risk.

The park also hires off-duty sheriff’s deputies on weekends and requires all guests 18 and older to sign liability waivers.

(photo courtesy of WRAL-TV)

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