Waco, Texas (7/19/2020) – Three juveniles were injured after an ATV accident in Waco on Sunday.
The accident happened on Patton Branch Road near FM 933 around 12 p.m. The three young occupants were riding on an Arctic Cat ATV when they failed to navigate a curve properly, left the roadway, and crashed into a fence. All three occupants were slashed badly by the fence.
The driver of the ATV and a passenger were taken to the hospital via air lift in critical condition. A second passenger suffered minor injuries.
Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.
According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, 135,000 people are injured every year due to ATV, or all-terrain vehicle accidents and over 700 people die. Common causes of these accidents include reckless driving, drunk driving, and rollover accidents, such as the one above.
It’s important to follow the law, even on all-terrain vehicles. If not, injury can happen, or worse – death. If you or a loved one were involved in a car accident, immediately contact a legal expert to help you evaluate your options.
Call car accident attorneys Sutliff & Stout at (713) 987-7111 or send us an email to discuss your car accident injury case.