Driver seriously injured from ATV crash in Greenwood Township

On Friday evening at 8:45 pm, the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office responded to an ATV crash with injuries. The incident took place within the 2600 block of Co. Rd. 77 within the Greenwood Township.

A Fairbault resident was visiting a family cabin for the weekend and went on an ATV drive. While navigating a steep ditch on Co. Rd. 77, the ATV slid downhill on ice and then flipped over, landing on the driver of the ATV.

Family members immediately called 911 and monitored the ATV driver. Greenwood 1st Responders and Bois Forte Law Enforcement were on scene quickly and rendered aid.

North Memorial Air medical helicopter also responded to the scene and subsequently took the driver to a Duluth area hospital. The driver, who was not wearing a helmet, has serious injuries.

The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by Bois Forte Law Enforcement, Greenwood Fire Dept., Greenwood 1st Responders, Tower Fire Department, and the Virginia Ambulance service.