11-year-old injured in ATV accident in Dale County

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UPDATE:

According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, the child has been taken to a local hospital with minor injuries. He was conscious and alert.

The accident happened on County Road 67 and 332 around 7 p.m.

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DALE COUNTY, Ala. (WDHN) — An 11-year-old boy has been injured following an ATV accident in Skipperville.

According to Dale County Chief Deputy Mason Bynum, the child and some friends were riding a four-wheeler when they attempted to drive up a steep embankment. While trying to drive up the hill, the ATV rolled back and fell on top of them.

One child suffered moderate, but non life-threatening, injuries.

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