ATV accident sends driver to hospital with life threatening head injuries -Monroe County

by Monroe County Sheriff's Office

Monroe County Sheriff Scott Perkins reports an ATV accident which sends one person to the hospital. At 8:27 PM on September 9, 2017 the Monroe County 911 center received a report of an ATV Crash that happened on Acorn Ave near Basswood Rd. in the Town of Little Falls. The report came in that a subject had been ejected off of his 3 wheeler and was injured. The driver of the 3 wheeler suffered life threatening head injuries and was transported to Black River Memorial Hospital for treatment by Sparta Area Ambulance service. The identity of the driver is being withheld pending investigation. Alcohol is believed to be a factor in the crash.

Assisting the Sheriff’s Office with the call were the Cataract First Responders, Sparta Area Ambulance service and the Monroe County 911 Communications Center.

The crash remains under investigation by the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department.