MARION TOWNSHIP — A teenage boy was injured Monday evening when he was ejected from the four-wheeled all-terrain vehicle he was operating.
The accident took place at approximately 6:40 p.m. as the boy was driving the ATV in a ditch in the 7200 block of West State Road.
According to a preliminary report from the Allen County Sheriff’s Office, the victim — whose name has not yet been released — suffered “significant” injuries and was transported by the American Township EMS to Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical Center.
The teen was not wearing a helmet, police said. The ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is being handled by the sheriff’s patrol division.