Two taken to hospital after ATV falls into creek


Courtesy of Winfield Dist. VFD

FAIRMONT, W.Va. – Two people are taken to an area hospital after their ATV went over an embankment and into a creek in Marion County, according to firefighters.

It happened Saturday at around 5:30 p.m. on Pricketts Creek Road. First responders with the Winfield District Volunteer Fire Department and the Bunner Ridge Volunteer Fire Department arrived on the scene, they found one person outside the vehicle and one person entrapped, according to the department’s Facebook page.

Both were lifted out of the creek by rescue baskets and crews established a landing zone near the site where one person was airlifted by Healthnet, according to the department.

Still no word now on the extent of those injuries but stay with 12 News as we continue to track this story.

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