Teenager dead after ATV accident in Arlington

- Published: 05 July 2016
Teenager dead after ATV accident in Arlington

What should be a fun time with loved ones turned shocking for a neighborhood family. 

A young person is dead after an ATV mischance in Arlington Monday evening. 

It happened around 3:00 p.m. in a field almost a subdivision behind Summers Road.

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The high schooler was raced to a region healing center yet did not survive. 

Powers say the 14-year-old was driving the ATV with four different travelers when he made a hard right turn and dropped out. 

The stormy climate implied the young person couldn't be transported, rather he was taken by rescue vehicle to Saint Francis Hospital in Bartlett where he later kicked the bucket. 

Shelby County Sheriff's Office representative Earle Farrell says this savage mishap ought to be a wakeup call to young people and guardians. 

"You see it constantly. Youngsters on some effective machines. I've had one turn over on me and my child and that was the keep going time I've been on one. Severed my hand pushing it of us. So you ought to be extremely cautious, these are exceptionally risky machines." 

One neighbor told Local 24 that many ATV riders utilize the adjacent trails every day except included some of them are steep and exceptionally perilous. 

Agents are not discharging the youngster's name just yet. None of the ATV travelers were harmed.