Two people hurt in Linn County ATV accident

Linn County (KWWL) — A Lisbon man and a 14-year-old boy are hurt after an ATV accident in Linn County Wednesday night.

Authorities say the accident happened around 7:26 p.m. in the new construction zone of Highway 30 near Green Ridge Road.

Emergency personnel say Charles Franks III, of Lisbon, and Eduardo Rodriguez, of Washington, were riding two separate ATVs when they both lost control and rolled.

Franks was airlifted to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics for life-threatening injuries; he was not wearing his helmet at the time of the crash.

Rodriguez’s mother took him to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics for minor injuries; he was wearing his helmet.

The accident is still under investigation.

Linn County Deputies, Linn County Rescue, Lisbon and Mt. Vernon Police Departments, Lisbon Fire Department, Lisbon and Mt. Vernon Ambulance and LifeGuard Air Ambulance responded to the accident.

 

Jordan Thomas

Jordan Thomas

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