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Young Boy Flown To Riley Hospital After ATV Accident
Updated May 8, 2017 7:00 AM | Filed under: Accident
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(VINCENNES) - Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating an ATV accident that resulted in a 6-year-old child being flown to Riley Hospital in Indianapolis for treatment.

Derek Blackburn of Vincennes was operating a 90cc four wheeler when he lost control and fell from the machine.

The accident occurred on private property along Upper 11th Street in Vincennes at approximately 4:10 p.m.

Blackburn suffered head injuries and was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes for treatment. He was then transported to an Indianapolis hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Officers say he was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.

Responding agencies included Knox County EMS, Vincennes Fire Department, Vincennes City Police Department and Indiana Conservation Officers.



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