ATV Accident In Assumption, Illinois Causes Severe Injuries

There was an ATV accident in Assumption that injured three boys (in the 7th grade) on Saturday, January 20, 2018.  One boy was seriously injured.  His injuries included traumatic brain injuries including two skull fractures and swelling of the brain.

Details on the cause of the accident appear limited at this time.

The accident is discussed in various media sources, including the herald-review.com article of January 23, 2018 (“Central A&M rallies around 3 students hurt in ATV accident“) as well as the January 22 wandtv.com article titled “Assumption child airlifted after ATV accident.”

An excerpt from the herald-review.com article:

Central A&M seventh-graders Logan Virden, Tucker Long and Will Thompson were injured on Saturday when they lost control of the four-wheeler on which they were riding, Logan’s mother Joni Virden said. She said Logan was most seriously injured because he landed in a 6-foot creek bottom.

Logan was airlifted to HSHS St. John’s Hospital in Springfield on Saturday for emergency surgery to relieve pressure on his brain, and he was placed in an induced coma, his mother said. He has two skull fractures, fractures in his sinuses, eye socket and pelvis and two fractured vertebrae, she said.

Various fundraising activities, including a GoFundMe page, are discussed on the wandtv.com article.

Additional details regarding this Illinois ATV crash can be seen in the sources mentioned above.

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