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An ATV accident caused two teenagers to be flown by two separate medical helicopters to Ruby Memorial Hospital on Sunday afternoon. The accident happened on Junkins Avenue Extension in the Adamston area of Clarksburg just after 6 p.m.
Witnesses said a boy and girl were riding together on the ATV when it lost control, flipped several times and landed in a ditch. According to witnesses neither person was wearing a helmet. The West Virginia State Police is investigating the incident.
ATVs are a hobby for many West Virginians. However, as evidenced above, ATVs are extremely dangerous-especially for those without training on how to properly operate an ATV. In order to minimize injuries, these safety tips should be remembered:
Unfortunately, ATVs can cause serious and debilitating injuries. Further, when ATV accidents do occur, it can be very difficult to navigate insurance policies to find liability coverage. An experienced West Virginia ATV accident attorney can help you navigate insurance coverages to assist you in recovering for your injuries. Contact Manchin Injury Law Group today to explore your legal options during a free consultation. Call us or contact us online.