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Two Injured In ATV Accident Near Erie

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Information Supplied By Whiteside County Sheriff’s Office

Whiteside County Deputies responded to the area of Benson Road at Sand Road for an ATV rollover crash on Sunday evening just after 7:00.

Upon further investigation, an ATV driven by a 16 year old male and another ATV driven by Tiara Voeltz, age 54 of Erie with a 11 year old passenger were traveling eastbound in the ditch along Benson Road. The ATV driven by the male juvenile ran out of gas and in order to avoid a crash Tiara swerved, rolled the ATV and inadvertently threw the male juvenile from the ATV before the ATV landed on Tiara.

The 11-year-old juvenile was transported to Mercy Medical Center for injuries. Tiara was airlifted to Iowa City Hospital.

Erie Police Department, Albany Fire Department, Albany EMS, Clinton Fire EMS and MedForce Aeromedical Transport assisted on scene.

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