Pattonsburg teen hospitalized after being ejected from ATV

ATV accident

A teenager from Pattonsburg was injured Tuesday afternoon in a four-wheeler accident on private property two miles northeast of McFall.

Fifteen-year-old Ellie Sperry received serious injuries when she was thrown off the ATV as it traveled down a steep embankment and overturned. Sperry was transported by private vehicle to Harrison County Community Hospital in Bethany and then was transferred by ambulance to the Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City.

The accident report indicated Miss Sperry was not using safety equipment. Moderate damage was noted to the 2019 Polaris Ranger.