Sleepy Eye ATV Accident 08 Jul 13

Three juvenile females were injured in an ATV accident in rural Sleepy Eye Saturday afternoon. It happened at 1:40pm in Brown County’s Praireville Township. The girls were reportedly riding together on the four-wheeler on a field road when the driver lost control. The passenger on the very back of the machine fell off and sustained minor injuries. The ATV then went into a drainage ditch and rolled on top of the other two girls. The driver sustained facial and head injuries. The second passenger received a broken arm as well as head and neck injuries, and was later airlifted to a Twin Cities area hospital. The other 2 were treated in Sleepy Eye. Their names have not been released, and the accident remains under investigation by the Brown County Sheriff’s Office.