Ripley Girl Hospitalized Following ATV Accident

RIPLEY – A 10-year-old Ripley girl was flown to Pittsburgh on Thursday evening after an ATV accident.

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s deputies and the Ripley Fire Department responded to an ATV accident on Wattlesburg Road in Ripley at 3:20 p.m.

An investigation revealed that the girl was operating an ATV on the road when the vehicle overturned for an unknown reason, throwing the girl from the ATV.

The youth was treated at the scene by emergency personnel before being airlifted to Children’s Hospital in Pittsburgh for further treatment.

The investigation is continuing.