Woman in critical condition after ATV crash in Tooele County

Posted at 5:33 PM, Jul 03, 2014
and last updated 2014-07-03 19:33:46-04

TOOELE COUNTY, Utah — Emergency responders were dispatched to an all-terrain vehicle crash in Tooele County Thursday evening, and officials said a woman was being transported by air with critical injuries.

Officials with the Tooele County Sheriff’s Office confirmed to FOX 13 News that the victim in the ATV crash is a 30-year-old female from Sandy.

The accident occurred in the west desert of Tooele County, and deputies said the woman was in the area for a family outing. Officials said the woman rolled her ATV and was unconscious for a short time. She regained consciousness by the time emergency responders arrived and was talking when she was loaded into a medical helicopter.

Officials said the woman was not wearing a helmet or other safety gear.

FOX 13 News will have more information as it becomes available.