A passenger on a dirt bike was injured in Milton, Ky., on Tuesday when the driver lost control while trying to avoid hitting a dog.

Jonathon Chadwell of Smithfield, Ky., was riding a dirt bike on Spillman Lane with the female passenger when he lost control of the vehicle, Milton Fire Chief Jason Long said.

The female passenger was taken to King's Daughters' Hospital for her injuries. Chadwell refused to be transported to the hospital by emergency crews, Long said.

Milton and Bedford fire units responded to the accident around 7 p.m. Trimble County EMS also assisted fire units at the scene.