TIPPECANOE COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) - A 13-year-old girl is airlifted to Riley Children's Hospital in Indianapolis Sunday afternoon, after she crashed her Go-Kart into a tree.
Tippecanoe County Deputies said it happened just after 3:30 p.m., near Hershey Elementary School.
According to deputies, 13-year-old Lindsey White of Lafayette, was driving the Go-Kart with her stepfather, 36-year-old Benjamin Irby.
Irby told deputies he had just given White control of the steering wheel, when she swerved to miss another Go-Kart driven by friends and hit a tree.
Irby was uninjured in the crash.
White was taken to IU Health Arnett Hospital and then immediately airlifted to Riley. Deputies said White sustained serious head and chest injuries.
Deputies said neither White nor Irby were wearing helmets.
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