16-year-old girl injured in ATV accident

Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating an ATV accident in Wells County.

Posted: Dec 18, 2017 10:57 AM

WELLS COUNTY, Ind. (WFFT)- Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating an ATV accident that left a 16-year-old girl injured in Wells County. 

It happened just after 11:30 a.m. Sunday morning. A 15-year-old girl was operating an ATV behind a residence at 5510 E. 800 S. with a 16-year-old girl as her a passenger. 

The operator hit a bump and pushed on the throttle while trying to turn. Both of the girls were thrown from the ATV.

The passenger struck a metal pole and injured her leg. She was taken to Lutheran Hospital for treatment. 

The 15-year-old was not injured. 

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