Saturday, June 4, 2016

Man severely injured in ATV crash near Coudersport

Just after 10 p.m. Friday, Sweden Township police, along with Coudersport EMS and medics were called to an ATV crash. Police said the victim was located at the Potter County Family Campground on East 2nd Street. Police said the victim, was from North Tonawanda, NY and was located in a cabin at the campground. The man was first taken to Charles Cole hospital. Sweden Township police said the investigation into the crash revealed the incident occurred on Irish Farm Road near Sky Top Road. For an unknown reason the victim lost control of his ATV and was ejected from the machine.
After police interviewed the operator, he was placed under arrest for DUI, subsequent to a draw of blood to determine alcohol level.
Due to his traumatic injuries he was flown to ECMC in Buffalo for treatment. Police say the investigation continues.