5 Year Old in Critical Condition After ATV Accident

By: FHP Release Email
By: FHP Release Email

Hosford, FL- An accident involving a 5 year old riding an ATV occurred yesterday at 3:55 pm along NE Shadown Lane in Hosford, Florida.

The minor was traveling north on NE Shadow Lane in the southbound travel lane. For unknown reasons, the ATV left the roadway and traveled onto the west shoulder of NE Shadow Lane, where the right front of the ATV struck a tree. The minor was thrown from the vehicle, and was not wearing a safety helmet. The minor was airlifted via AirMed 1 to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital, and is currently listed in critical condition.

The 2001 Kawasaki ATV has $500 dollars in damages.

Assisting the Florida Highway Patrol at the scene was Liberty County Sheriff's Dept and Calhoun EMS.

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