Monday, 12 August 2019 14:03

Teen airlifted after flipping ATV south of Rockingham

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A teenage girl is loaded into a medical helicopter after getting caught underneath a flipped ATV. A teenage girl is loaded into a medical helicopter after getting caught underneath a flipped ATV. Michael Broadwater - for the Richmond Observer

ROCKINGHAM — A teenage girl was airlifted just before noon Monday after flipping an ATV.


According to Brandon Bowers with Cordova Fire and Rescue, the girl was riding a four-wheeler on 4 Seasons Drive — a private road off of Sandhill Road — when she flipped it over and had her legs trapped underneath.

The incident happened around 11 a.m.

Cordova Fire and Rescue and FirstHealth EMS responded.

As a precaution, Bowers said the girl was airlifted to UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill with non-life-threatening injuries.

 

 

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