SAVANNAH, GA. (June 17, 2014): A 12-year-old boy was seriously injured after riding a motorized scooter into the side of a car in east Savannah Monday afternoon.

The youth was riding the Piaggio Vespa on Collins Street without a helmet when he disregarded a stop sign and crashed into the side of a Nissan Altima traveling north on Live Oak Street.

He was transported to Memorial University Medical Center.

Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT) officers of the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department continue to investigate the accident.