10-year-old girl injured after being thrown from ATV
BIG FLATS, N.Y. (WENY) - A 10 year old girl was transported to Robert Packer Hospital yesterday, for treatment of head and facial injuries after being thrown from an ATV.
The Chemung County Sheriffs office says the incident happened on Shady Knoll Drive in Big Flats. Deputies say the 10-year-old girl who was a passenger, was ejected off the ATV and pinned under a vehicle. She had to be freed by emergency responders. According to Deputies the ATV was being driven by 30-year-old Edward Fitzwater Jr. of Elmira. Neither Fitzwater nor the 10-year-old girl were wearing helmets at the time of the incident. It is also still unknown how fast Fitzwater was driving.
The Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigation Division is continuing the investigation and say that charges are anticipated.