PORT AUX BASQUES, N.L. – RCMP in Newfoundland say an 18-year-old man is in critical condition after his dirt bike collided with a pickup truck.

Police in Port Aux Basques say the accident happened around 11:30 a.m. on Friday in the Codroy Valley area.

They say the man was taken to a hospital in Port Aux Basques and later transferred to a Corner Brook hospital for surgery.

The occupants of the pickup truck were not injured.

Police say alcohol is not believed to be a factor.

The investigation is ongoing.

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