(WTNH) — A 15-year-old is recovering from serious injuries after getting thrown off an ATV and smashing into a tree.
Officials say the driver went off the shoulder of a private road, causing the vehicle to tip. The teen, riding on the back of the ATV, was then propelled into a tree and suffered serious injuries.
It is not known if the operator was wearing protective equipment at the time of the crash.
The incident remains under investigation.