The Swift County Sheriff’s Office responded to a 911 call Thursday afternoon for an accident in the Appleton area involving an ATV and two young riders. At the scene, officers requested to have a Life Link Helicopter respond after finding a 15-year-old male injured and a 6-year-old female injured and unconscious. One Life Link Helicopter landed at the scene and transported one of the injured parties directly to Hennepin County Medical Center. The other Life Link helicopter landed at the Appleton Hospital then transported the injured party to Hennepin County Medical Center. The accident is still under investigation. Also responding to the scene were the Appleton Police Department, Appleton Ambulance and the Minnesota State Patrol.


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