11-year-old boy hurt in Covelo ATV accident
Published: Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 6:45 p.m.
Last Modified: Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 6:45 p.m.
After a crash near Covelo, the CHP is emphasizing that children operating all-terrain vehicles need to be closely supervised.
Although injuries were minor in the Sunday accident, the CHP was reminding parents and guardians of the need for safety.
A 14-year-old boy was operating a 2001 Honda ATV on private property when he lost control and the vehicle overturned. The driver and his 11-year-old passenger were thrown out and the ATV landed on them.
The passenger was transported by helicopter to UC Davis Medical Center after suffering a minor injury.
Both boys had helmets on at the time of the crash.
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