Owensville man injured in ATV accident

Indiana (FOX19) - Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating an ATV accident that occurred in Gibson County on Saturday night near the town of Hazleton.

Steve Hale of Owensville was operating an ATV on private property and lost control of the vehicle causing him to be ejected.

Hale was flown to St. Marys Hospital in Evansville where he was treated for internal injuries and head injuries.

Alcohol may have been a factor in the cause of the accident.

Indiana Conservation Officers strongly encourage the use of protective gear such as helmets, gloves and protective clothing while operating off road vehicles.

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