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ISP investigating ATV accident in Saline County

Illinois State Police District 19 troopers are investigating an ATV accident that occurred Friday evening in Saline County.

According to the preliminary crash report, 20 year old Dalton Grubbs of Galatia was driving a Polaris ATV on Horseshoe Road when at 5:25 pm when he failed to negotiate a curve.   The ATV left the road and struck a ditch before overturning.

Grubbs was airlifted to a local hospital for his injuries.  Troopers were assisted at the scene by the Saline County Ambulance Service.  Grubbs was cited for careless operation of an ATV and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.