ATV Rider In Critical Condition After Crash

MOUNT AIRY, Md. (AP) — Authorities say a 23-year-old man is in critical condition at a hospital in Baltimore after crashing an all-terrain vehicle near Mount Airy.

Frederick County Sheriff’s Deputies responded shortly before 9 p.m. Tuesday to the accident in the 14000-block of Black Ankle Road.

They say the man was thrown from the four-wheeler after failing to negotiate a curve while traveling at a high rate of speed.

He was taken by Maryland State Police Helicopter to the University of Maryland Medical Center’s Shock Trauma unit.

Police haven’t released the man’s name.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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