12-year-old killed in ATV accident in Washington County
A 12-year-old boy is dead and another child is injured after an ATV accident in Washington County.
(UPDATE 9:20 P.M.) – According to Georgia State Patrol, troopers responded to crash involving an ATV on Riddleville Mount Moriah Road around 2:45 Thursday afternoon.
They say the 12-year-old driver left the road and overturned. The passenger, another 12-year-old, was ejected and the ATV overturned on him. He was pronounced dead on scene.
The driver was taken to the medical center in Sandersville with non-life threatening injuries.
SANDERSVILE, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — A 12-year-old boy is dead and another child is injured after an ATV accident in Washington County.
According to Sheriff Joel Cochran with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, deputies and first responders answered a call Thursday afternoon regarding an ATV accident on Riddleville Mount Moriah Road.
Sheriff Cochran says the other victim is also a 12-year-old. He was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Georgia State Patrol was called to investigate the crash and asked everyone in the area to use caution.