Litchfield Man Injured in ATV Crash 30 Jul 12

A Litchfield man was seriously injured in an ATV crash Friday afternoon.

The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office, Litchfield Rescue Squad, Gold Cross ambulance, and LifeLink III Air Ambulance responded to 180th Street just west of MN Hwy 22, Greenleaf Township, just before 4pm for a single ATV rollover personal injury accident.

Authorities say 62-year-old Richard Wagner was driving a 2003 Polaris Sportsman ATV when it rolled several times on the roadway and it subsequently went into the ditch.

Wagner was ejected from the ATV according to witnesses. Wagner was not wearing a helmet. Wagner was transported by LifeLink III Air Ambulance from the scene of the crash to Hennepin County Medical Center for treatment and evaluation.

The crash is under investigation.