A man and a 9-year-old boy were injured and flown to a Des Moines hospital on Wednesday.
In a second ATV accident a young boy was injured in the Marshalltown area. According to the story an ATV was driving in a grassy area along Marion Street when the young passenger fell off and sustained a serious head injury. He was air-lifted to a hospital in Des Moines. No names were given.
The third ATV accident happened in Des Moines at East 26th and Lyon Streets around June 14, 2013. This one was being driven on a city street, failed to stop at the stop sign and was broadsided by another car. The rider later died.
There is something about ATV's that kill every year. Riding, driving or just being near one seems to cause drivers to be somewhat reckless. We have handled ATV accident cases that resulted in death, broken bones and even caused someone to die. Insurance can be an issue. There is always an issue so call us early. 515-222-1110