photo courtesy Camton-Thornton Fire Rescue

Apr 3, 2016 5:39 PM

ATV driver seriously injured in Thornton after falling off machine and getting run over by it

THORNTON - Fish and Game officials are investigating after the driver of an all-terrain vehicle was thrown off the machine and run over by it on Sunday afternoon.

Campton-Thorton Fire Rescue was called to a field off Route 175 around 3:45 p.m. and used their own ATV to access and transport the victim to a waiting ambulance.

The patient, who has not been identified, was taken to Speare Memorial Hospital with what rescuers called serious injuries.

The accident remains under investigation.

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