published Monday, September 23rd, 2013

McMinn County ATV crash sends two to hospital

An ATV accident in McMinn County, Tenn., sent an adult and a child to Erlanger hospital around 5 p.m. Monday.

Christopher Dawson, 23, and a 12-year-old were riding an ATV northbound on County Road 758 in Etowah when Dawson ran a stop sign at County Road 700, according to authorities. The ATV was struck by a pickup truck driven by Joshua Yates, 18.

The truck pushed the ATV into a field, where it landed on top of Dawson and the 12-year-old, authorities said.

Their conditions had not been released as of late Monday night.

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