21-year-old man airlifted to hospital after ATV accident

HENRY COUNTY – A man was airlifted to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in North Carolina after an ATV accident Saturday.

The accident occurred around 11:50 PM on Powell Road near the intersection of Meeks Road in Henry County.

Ridgeway District Volunteer Fire Department Fire Chief told BTW21 the 21-year-old was unconscious when first responders arrived on scene.

A landing zone was set up on Morehead Avenue near Kings Mill Road.

According to Virginia State Police, the man was not wearing safety gear.

State Police says the cause of the accident is unknown.

The incident remains under investigation.

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