OAK HILL, MO (CRAWFORD COUNTY) – A 10-year-old girl was hospitalized following an ATV accident in Crawford County this afternoon, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The crash occurred at 4:23 p.m. southeast of Oak Hill, on private property near Highway C and Highway CC.
A 10-year-old girl operating a Vinson Quad 500 ATV lost control of the vehicle while on a trail. The ATV then overturned, causing the child to be ejected.
The girl, a resident of Sullivan, was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
She was reportedly wearing a safety device when the accident occurred.
No other injuries were reported in the accident.
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