Three helicopters needed after ATV accident
Web posted July 28, 2020
Sheriff Scott Goddard reports that on Friday, July 24, 2020, at 9:54 am, Crow Wing County Dispatch received a call of an ATV crash with injuries occurring on a trail through a forest area east of MN State Hwy 6, south of Outing.
The vehicle was a 4-seat, side by side model carrying a driver and three passengers. The driver, a 46-year old male from Omaha, Nebraska, struck a tree off of the trail. The front passenger was a 46-year old male, and the rear seats were occupied by a 9-year old male and an 11-year old female, all from Omaha, Nebraska.
All parties were wearing seatbelts and helmets. All parties sustained injuries that were not life-threatening. Three of the occupants, including the two juveniles, were airlifted to unknown hospitals. There is no further information at this time during the investigation of the incident.
Assisting the Sheriff’s Office at the scene were air ambulances from both North Aircare and Lifelink, ground ambulances from both Cuyuna Regional Medical Center and North Ambulance, the Emily and the Crooked Lake Township Fire Departments, and multiple 1st responder groups.
- photo by Paul Boblett
P.O. Box 145, Outing, MN 56662 • Phone 218-792-5842 • Fax 218-792-5844 • Email firstname.lastname@example.org