Sunday, May 22, 2022

Juvenile Flown After ATV Crash in Butler Township Friday Evening

One person was flown after crashing an ATV in Butler Township late Friday.

Just after 7:00pm, Friday, emergency personnel were called to Malone's Road in Butler Township near Fountain Springs for an ATV accident.

Fire, police, and EMS travelled into a wooded area on the mountain along Malone's Road where an ATV had rolled injuring a juvenile, according to Butler Township Police.

Two juveniles were brought down from the mountain, the first being evaluated at the scene.

The second victim was brought down on the Fountain Springs UTV and transported by Shenandoah and Washington Ambulance to the helipad near the old Ashland Hospital.

Geisinger's LifeFlight flew the victim to an area hospital.

Responding to the scene were the Butler Township Police, Fountain Springs Fire, Washington Rescue, and Englewood Fire.  Lavelle Fire handled the landing zone.

No word on the condition of the victim.