ATV operator critically injured following nighttime crash in Trent Hills: OPP

OPP say a Trent Hills resident suffered critical injuries following an ATV crash on Tuesday night. The Canadian Press

An ATV operator has suffered serious head injuries following a crash in the Municipality of Trent Hills on Tuesday night.

According to Northumberland OPP, around 10:30 p.m., emergency crews responded to an ATV crash at the intersection of River Road and Water Street, about 15 kilometres south of Campbellford.

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OPP say the ATV operator, who was not wearing a helmet, was ejected off the vehicle after it left the roadway and crashed into some bushes.

The 32-year-old victim from the Trent Hills area was first transported to an area hospital, then airlifted by Ornge air ambulance to a Kingston trauma centre with serious head injuries.

OPP say the cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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