Boy injured in scooter/pickup crash at Oakwood Lakes campground

A seven-year-old boy is injured when his electric scooter collides with a pickup at Oakwood Lakes State Park.

Assistant Brookings County Sheriff Scott Sebring says it was reported at about 6:45 Friday evening.

He says the boy was riding the scooter on a trail when he crossed a road. He hit a pickup that was driving on the road. The boy’s leg became pinned under a rear tire.

The boy was taken by ambulance to the Brookings hospital and then was transferred to Sioux Falls.

The boy is from Watertown, his name has not been released.


July 19, 2021