Man Critically Injured In ATV Crash in Northern Illinois
CHICAGO (CBS CHICAGO) — A Northern Illinois man was critically injured in an ATV crash on Christmas Day.
The 43-year-old man and his 7-year-old son were on the ATV heading north in the 100 block of North Ravine Lane in North Barrington about 4:15 p.m. when the man swerved to avoid hitting a dog and the ATV rolled over, according to the Lake County sheriff’s office.
The North Barrington man was taken to Condell Medical Center in Libertyville with life-threatening injuries, according to the sheriff’s office.
The 7-year-old passenger was treated at the scene by paramedics, but not taken to a hospital.
Neither the driver nor the child were wearing helmets.
The sheriff’s Technical Crash Investigations Unit is investigating.