Three Teens Injured In ATV Accident

By Jake Perrone - 21Alive
By Rachel Martin - 21Alive

September 29, 2013 Updated Sep 29, 2013 at 6:45 PM EDT

WABASH COUNTY, Ind. (21Alive) – Three teenagers are hurt after an ATV rolled over on them.

The accident happened late Saturday afternoon near Silver Lake.

Officials with the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) say a 10 -year-old and two 15-year olds were on an ATV on C.R. 1400 when they drove off into a ditch and rolled over.

DNR officials say they one of the 15-year olds was driving at the time and going at least 35mph.

The 10-year old was transported to a Fort Wayne hospital for internal injuries and one of the 15-year olds was taken to a local hospital for an evaluation.

The third teen was checked out at the scene and released.

DNR officials say none of them were wearing helmets or seatbelts.

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