7/19/2019 3:09:00 PM Rural Backus ATV crash
injures Rice men
Sheriff Tom Burch reports that on Friday July 12th 2019 at 7:43 PM, the Cass County Sheriff's Office received a report of a serious ATV crash resulting in injuries on the Ox Yoke Rd NW in rural Backus.
Deputies and responders arrived and learned that a male, age 24 of Rice, MN was operating a 2011 Polaris Sportsman ATV when he lost control while attempting a turn causing the ATV to go into the ditch hitting several trees. The passenger, a male, age 44 of Rice MN, was ejected from the machine and treated on scene and transported to a St. Cloud area hospital via Life Link air transport. The driver was treated on scene with no apparent injury.
The crash investigation continues. Assisting at the scene was the Minnesota State Patrol, Backus Fire and First Response and North Memorial Ambulance.