Monday, April 10, 2017, 7:44 AM
Rossville, IN – Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating an ATV accident that occurred at approximately 7:30 pm last evening in the 3000 block W on CR 725 S in Carroll County.
Noah Morris (12) and Evan Lawson (11) were operating a Polaris Sportsman ATV on the edge of a wood line at a high rate of speed when they lost control and struck multiple trees. Both occupants were thrown from the ATV.
Noah and Evan were both wearing helmets at the time of the accident. Injuries sustained include a broken femur, broken fibula, multiple abrasions, and lacerations. Both riders were transported via ambulance for further medical treatment and are in stable condition at this time.
Conservation Officers want to stress the importance of wearing safety gear while operating an ATV.
Investigating Officer- Indiana Conservation Officer Jarred Coffing
Agencies assisting include Carroll County Sheriff Dept, Carroll County 911 Dispatch, Medic 1, Rossville ambulance, Rossville PD
SOURCE: Indiana DNR Law Enforcement