ATV Accident Leaves Family Traumatized
An accident has left a family regretful and cautious. According to local news, a 3-year-old child was admitted to the hospital after being in an accident in an ATV that had flipped over.
More About the ATV Accident
The mother stated her child was not wearing a helmet due to the short distance he and an adult relative were traveling. This family had always taken the necessary safety precautions when using their ATVs; however, this one careless mistake caused an experience they will never forget. The child spent three and half days in the hospital and was released. He will be in recovery at home for about eight weeks.
Safety Tips for ATVs
Accidents like this can happen if the proper safety precautions are not used. Listed below are some safety tips. For more information, visit ATVSafety.gov:
- Get trained.
- Wear a helmet.
- No children on adult ATVs.
- Don't ride tandem.
- Don't ride on pavement.
- Don't ride under the influence.
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