FLOYD COUNTY, Ind. (WHAS11) – A pair of ATV accidents has left two people recovering a local hospital.
Two teens were riding in an ATV in Floyd County when the passenger fell off while taking a turn.
Indiana Conservation Officers say a 14-year-old was driving and the 15-year-old passenger was texting during the turn and couldn’t hold themselves on the vehicle.
Neither was wearing restraints or protective gear.
The 15-year-old victim was flown to Kosair Children’s Hospital with a head injury.
In Clark County, 37-year-old Christopher Harrod suffered head injuries after an ATV crash Saturday night.
Harrod was the passenger when the vehicle rolled several times trapping both he and the driver.
37-year-old Justin Bruner, the driver, left the scene but was later found.
He’s been charged with leaving the scene of a serious injury accident.
Investigators believe alcohol played a role in the crash.