Underwood teen injured in rollover [UPDATED]Published 9:38am Monday, June 20, 2011 Updated 11:39am Monday, June 20, 2011
An Underwood teen was seriously injured in a one vehicle accident north of Weetown Friday after being ejected from his 1991 Dodge Ram pickup.
The sheriff’s office reported that the accident was called in at about 3:15 p.m. The 17-year-old male was driving west on County Highway 22 when he veered right off the roadway near the intersection with County Highway 43. After going into the ditch, the truck hit the driveway to 26227 County Highway 22, vaulting into the air and rolling when it the ground.
The teen was ejected when the truck rolled. The sheriff’s office described his injuries as serious and noted that he was not wearing a seatbelt.
It is unknown why the truck veered off the road. The teen was taken by ambulance to Lake Region Hospital in Fergus Falls.Tags: accident, Underwood