Teen injured in UTV accident in Carroll County

ATV Accident

A Blue Springs teenager was operating a utility terrain vehicle on private property in Carroll County when it was making a sharp turn, overturned on top of the driver.

18-year-old Joshua Harkins was listed by the highway patrol with moderate injuries.

The teen was taken by ambulance to Carroll County Memorial Hospital of Carrollton.

The report noted Harkins was not using a safety device when the incident happened at 8:28 pm Monday night, in a field west of county road 287 and south of Highway 24 in rural Carroll County.