Man injured in ATV accident

LEETONIA, Ohio (WKBN) – A man was flown by medical helicopter to Saint Elizabeth Health Center following an ATV accident Sunday.

The accident happened about 5 p.m. off of Butcher Road in Leetonia, near Lisbon-Canfield Road.

Investigators believe the man was riding alone when he lost control of the vehicle and it flipped on top of him.

A passerby saw the accident and was able to call for help just a few minutes after it happened.

The Leetonia fire department, EMS and the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office were all called out to the scene.

Fire officials said the man’s injuries are serious but not life threatening.

Drugs or alcohol are not believed to be factors in the accident.

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