Juvenile hospitalized after Sallisaw ATV crash

Posted on Thursday, March 25th, 2021 at 4:19 am    

SALLISAW, OK – A juvenile was taken to a Tulsa hospital after being thrown from an ATV in Sallisaw Tuesday evening.

According to 5 News, the victim was riding in a Ranger ATV along County Road 4560 when they swerved to avoid striking a dog in the road.

The driver hit the dog before swerving further to the right, causing the passenger to be ejected. The passenger suffered a critical head injury and was airlifted to St. Francis Hospital for treatment.

Troopers with the OHP say both riders were wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash.

This information is presented as a way to help keep our community safer and is not meant to be taken as legal advice. However, the Tulsa car accident attorneys at the Abel Law Firm have helped clients secure financial compensation for their medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses. If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident involving another vehicle, contact us today for a free consultation.

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