38-Year-Old Airlifted to Hosptial w/ Life-Threatening Injuries Following ATV Crash

Tuesday, September 4, 2018 | DrydenWire |


SAWYER COUNTY -- A 38-year-old is facing life-threatening injuries following a crash between two ATV's, according to a press release by the Sawyer County Sheriff's Office. 

(Press Release) -- On 09/01/18 at 7:20 p.m., the Sawyer County Sheriff’s Office Communications Center received a 911 call reporting a crash involving two ATVs on Trail #31, approximately 4 miles north of Chippewa Trail in the Town of Hayward. 

The caller advised that the male operator of one of the ATVs was seriously injured and was unresponsive but breathing. Sawyer County Sheriff’s Deputies responded, assisted by the LCO Police Department, Town of Hayward Fire Department, City of Hayward Fire Department, LCO Fire Department and Sawyer County Ambulance EMTs and Paramedic.

The injured 38-year-old adult male victim was subsequently airlifted to St. Mary’s Hospital in Duluth, MN with life-threatening injuries.

The name of the victim and his medical condition are not being released at this time.

Chief Deputy Craig Faulstich


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