Saturday, May 17, 2014

5-19-14 atv accident results in serious injuries

An 18 year old man was seriously injured in an ATV accident in Fond du Lac.  Rescue personnel were called to the scene about 3pm Saturday at the City's ATV Park located southwest of Highway 41 and Hickory Street.  Upon arrival paramedics located an 18 year-old man who sustained serious injuries when he fell from his ATV.  Due to the extent of his injuries Flight For Life Helicopter was called to the scene.  A landing zone was established in a parking lot nearby.  Paramedics 
utilized the Fire Department's 6-wheel ATV Medical Unit to transport the patient from the remote area in the park to the awaiting helicopter.  The patient was transported to a nearby trauma center to be treated for his injures.

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