Higginsville man life-flighted after ATV crash

Life Flight Helicopter

A Higginsville resident was injured Monday night in Carroll County when the Polaris ATV he was operating struck a gate ejecting him from the vehicle.

Twenty-two-year-old Marcus Hayes was flown by medical helicopter (Lifeflight Eagle) to University Hospital in Columbia with serious injuries. The accident happened at 8:15 on private property off Carroll County Road 239.

The report noted Hayes was wearing safety equipment.