Boy, 9, Killed In ATV Crash; 10-Year-Old Driver Survives

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Authorities have identified the 9-year-old central Minnesota boy killed early Sunday evening in an ATV crash.

The Morrison County Sheriff’s Office says Gabe Beumer, of Hillman, was killed just after 5 p.m. when the side-by-side ATV he was a passenger on flipped by a cornfield near Hillman.

The driver of the ATV was a 10-year-old boy, who was treated and released from a St. Cloud hospital for minor injuries.

Investigators say the boys were not wearing seat belts at the time of the crash. The sheriff’s office is still investigating.

Boy riding in field seriously injured when ATV overturns, ejecting him from the vehicle

A 16-year old northwest Missouri boy received serious injuries when the all–terrain vehicle he was operating overturned, ejecting him from the vehicle.

The youth, from Faucett, was taken to Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph.

The crash happened early Sunday on private property five miles south of St. Joseph. The boy was riding the ATV in a harvested cornfield when the operator attempted to make a turn and lost control. The ATV overturned onto the passenger side and came to rest on top of the boy.

The report indicated the youth was not wearing any safety equipment.

The patrol does not release the names of juveniles involved in accidents.

Source – Boy riding in field seriously injured when ATV overturns, ejecting him from the vehicle (kttn.com)

 

2-year-old, driver in critical condition after crashing into combine in Lafayette County, authorities say

The child was thrown from the vehicle after its driver, Manuel De Jesus Reyes-Avilla, 24, of Darlington, attempted to pass the combine and other vehicles in a no-passing zone along Highway 23 in the town of Willow Springs shortly before 11:30 a.m., Lafayette Sheriff Reg Gill said in a statement.

While trying to pass, the car hit the front tire of the combine as it turned off of the highway, Gill said. The car then flipped several times before landing in a ditch. Reyes-Avilla and the 2-year-old, who both had life-threatening injuries, were first taken to Upland Hills Medical Center in Dodgeville before being flown to UW Hospital.

The driver of the combine, Thomas Pratt, 63, of Dodgeville, was not injured in the crash, Gill said.

Source – 2-year-old, driver in critical condition after crashing into combine in Lafayette County, authorities say | Crime | madison.com

Teen hospitalized after three vehicle accident involving tractor

Hankinson, N.D. (Valley News Live) – A 16-year-old from Hankinson is in critical condition at Sanford Hospital after being involved in a three-vehicle accident.

A Honda Odyssey driven by 48-year-old Robert Lee Albrecht was driving north on 167th Ave SE, while the teen was driving a Pontiac Grand Prix on westbound 88th Street SE. 60-year-old Jan Stroehl was tilling a field in a tractor northwest of the intersection next to 167th Ave SE.

Albrecht hit the front bumper of the rear tire on the driver side of the teen’s car inside the intersection. Albrecht’s vehicle entered the ditch of 167th Ave SE and overturned several times before coming to rest on its roof.

The teen’s vehicle entered the north ditch of 88th Street SE and hit the chisel plow of the tractor tilling the field. The vehicle‘s passenger side rear tire hit the chisel plow, which swung the Grand Prix’s front and passenger sides into the plow’s left side.

The juvenile and Albrecht were extricated from their vehicles by Fire and Rescue.

The juvenile suffered serious injuries and was taken by the Breckenridge Ambulance to I-29, where it was intercepted with Sanford AirMed. He was flown to Sanford Hospital where he remains in stable but critical condition.

Albrecht was taken by Hankinson Ambulance to Essentia health where he was treated and released for suspected minor injuries.

Stroehl was not injured in the collision.

The crash is under investigation.

Source – Teen hospitalized after three vehicle accident involving tractor (valleynewslive.com)

 

UTV Crash Injures Kids

Three children were injured in a UTV crash near Jesup on Saturday afternoon, according to KWWL. The Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office was called to the scene just after noon. They found that the UTV had gone into a ditch where it rolled before landing right side up. Two passengers, a 12 year old and a nine year old, were taken to the hospital with what were described as non life threatening injuries. The 13 year old driver sustained minor injuries but did not need further treatment. Nobody was wearing a seat belt.

Source – UTV Crash Injures Kids | Y99.3 | The Cedar Valley’s #1 Hit Music Station | Waterloo/Cedar Falls, IA (kwayradio.com)