ATV accident injures Unionville man

Date 2012/6/1 7:34:39 | Topic: News

A man from Unionville was injured late Wednesday morning when an all-terrain vehicle he was operating overturned north of Unionville. Forty-one year old Derrek Gilworth was flown by medical helicopter to University Hospital in Columbia, with injuries described as SERIOUS by the Highway Patrol.
The accident was four miles north of Unionville along Highway 5. The investigating officer said Gilworth was spraying brush on the right of way, and attempted to negotiate the embankment to enter the road.

The Patrol said the ATV overturned and came to rest in a culvert. Gilworth was thrown from the machine to the ground. There was moderate damage to the ATV.



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