Three people were injured in a ATV accident Sunday evening on Highway 411 near County Road 45 in Cherokee County according to WEIS Radio. As emergency personnel were working to locate the victims, they found three people with serious injuries being transported by other ATV riders who were trying to get them to safety. One person had to be airlifted to a nearby trauma center while the other two were taken to a nearby hospital.
The extent of their injuries have yet to be released. McCord’s Fire Chief, Rich Lindsey says he’s thankful for the quick response from all agencies, and for the first time in history, all Cherokee County emergency responders were on the same radio. This allowed for seamless communication between agencies to promote a higher level of success for the community.