At 9:35 pm the Portia Fire Department and Walnut Ridge Fire Department along with two ambulances were dispatched to the area of Lawrence 438 and 441 after the dispatch center received a call reporting an ATV accident.
Lawrence County Sheriffâ€™s deputies along with Walnut Ridge Police responded to the area to help locate the ATV. Â Portia FD reported finding the ATV on a field road. Â Initial reports stated one victim had a possible leg fracture and the other victim was still trapped in the ATV. Â Two medical helicopters were requested to do a scene flight. Â A landing zone was set up and at 9:58 pm the first helicopter was on scene. Â At 10:11 pm the second helicopter landed and both victims were flown to area hospitals for their injuries. The vehicle was removed from the scene by Prattâ€™s Wrecker Service. The accident is being investigated by the Lawrence County Sheriffâ€™s Office.