13-year-olds in ATV accident | News
Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating an ATV accident involving two 13-year-old girls. The crash occurred Saturday afternoon on County Road 200 West in the area of the Huntingburg airport. The operator reportedly swerved to miss a deer that was crossing the road. In attempt to miss the deer, however they ran off of the road and made impact into a gate, ejecting both the driver and passenger.
Both girls were transported to Jasper Memorial Hospital by Dubois County E.M.S., where they were treated for minor injuries and later released. Indiana Conservation Officers were assisted at the scene by the Dubois County Sheriff’s Department.
Indiana Conservation Officers want to remind people that a valid driver’s license, valid ATV registration, and insurance are required operate an ATV on roadways in counties that are open to ATV traffic. The use of proper safety equipment when riding any ATV is also recommended.