ATV rollover in Cass County seriously injures 2
The sheriff’s office states the initial investigation indicated alcohol and speed as contributing factors to the crash.
LAKE SHORE — An all-terrain vehicle crash Saturday, July 30, sent three people to the hospital after it rolled near County Road 103 and 57th Avenue Southwest in Cass County.
The Cass County Sheriff’s Office responded to the crash, reported at 12:41 a.m. in Meadow Brook Township, west of Lake Shore. According to the report, a 2021 Polaris General left the roadway, rolling several times into the ditch and striking trees.
The driver of the ATV, a 20-year-old Motley man, was treated on scene and transported to Lakewood Health System in Staples and was later transported by helicopter to a Twin Cities hospital for serious injuries.
A 20-year-old female passenger of Elk River was treated on the scene and transported via helicopter to CentraCare-St. Cloud Hospital for serious injuries. A 19-year-old male passenger of Motley was also treated on scene and transported to Lakewood Health System hospital in Staples for his injuries.
The sheriff’s office states the initial investigation indicated alcohol and speed as contributing factors to the crash. The investigation is ongoing with formal charges pending.
Assisting at the scene were the Motley Police Department, Motley Fire Department, Staples Ambulance and North Memorial Health Air Care.