Teen critically injured in ATV crash


Chatham-Kent police are trying to piece together what happened following a serious ATV collision last night in Chatham Township.

Police say the crash happened just before 6 p.m. on Darrell Line where the ATV slammed into a tree.

Police have determined the ATV was headed west on Darrell Line when it left the roadway and hit a tree on the north side of the embankment.

The ATV’s driver, a 16-year-old Chatham youth, was taken to hospital in Chatham and then airlifted to London due to his critical injuries.

The Traffic Unit has taken over the investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Daniel Clark at danielc@chatham-kent.ca or 519-355-1092.


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