12-Year-Old Bicyclist Collides With Car In Oceana County

Oceana County deputies say a boy was saved from being seriously hurt or killed, all because of his helmet.

Deputies say a 12-year-old boy was riding his bike on North Lakeshore Drive when he crashed into a car traveling on US 31.

The crash happened Tuesday morning.

A witness says the boy was thrown from his bike and landed head first.

Both the helmet and the bike are damaged beyond repair, but deputies say the helmet may have saved the boy’s life.