(WORTH TOWNSHIP) – A 15-year old Croswell boy sustained serious injuries in an ATV – pickup crash late Thursday evening in Sanilac County’s Worth Township. According to the Sanilac County Sheriff Department, the boy was riding a Honda 4-wheeler ATV west on E. Galbraith Line Road around 8:30 p.m., when he attempted to make a U-turn in the intersection of Galbraith Line and Croswell Roads.
He was struck by a westbound pickup truck driven by a 67-year-old male from Melvin.
The boy was transported to Port Huron McLaren Hospital by Croswell EMS and later transferred to Children’s Hospital in Detroit for further treatment. The driver and passengers of the truck were not injured.
The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Croswell Fire Department.
The accident is the second UTV accident involving Croswell children in the past week. A nine-year old Croswell boy died as a result of injuries sustained in a go-kart accident in St. Clair County last week, while riding with his cousin who was also killed in the collision.