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 Sheriff’s deputies along with Walnut Ridge Police responded to the area to help locate the ATV.  Portia FD reported finding the ATV on a field road.  Initial reports stated one victim had a possible leg fracture and the other victim was still trapped in the ATV.  Two medical helicopters were requested to do a scene flight.  A landing zone was set up and at 9:58 pm the first helicopter was on scene.  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 Pratt’s Wrecker Service. The accident is being investigated by the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office.

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