Shocking Footage Shows Motorcyclist Slam Into 12-Year-Old Pedestrian

WARNING: Distressing footage.

Dashcam footage has captured the terrifying moment a motorbike rider slammed into a young boy as he attempted to cross the street at a traffic light in Paralowie, north of Adelaide on Friday.

The shocking footage, uploaded to social media by Dash Cam Owners Australia, shows the boy waiting at the traffic light with a young girl. Both children have scooters with them.

As the light turns green the boy steps out onto the road before immediately attempting to jump back to safety as a motorbike speeds through the intersection, flinging the boy several metres down the road.

Image: Dash Cam Owners Australia.

The footage shows the young girl stopping in horror as the dirt bike rider immediately stops and runs to help the boy.

The 12-year-old boy was taken to hospital with a broken leg.

South Australia police told 10 daily the 17-year-old driver from Salisbury was reported for driving in a manner dangerous, driving without due care, driving unlicensed, uninsured and unlicensed, disobeying a red light and not wearing a helmet.

He will be summonsed to appear in court at a later date, police said.

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