SACRED HEART — Three teens were injured, one severely, in an all-terrain vehicle crash Friday afternoon in Renville County about eight miles southeast of Sacred Heart.
The Renville County Sheriff’s Office responded to the crash after a 911 call shortly after 12:30 p.m. Friday.
The caller reported that the ATV had rolled in the ditch and trapped the driver underneath at the intersection of 145th Street and 180th Street in Sacred Heart South Township, according to a news release from the Sheriff's Office.
When first responders arrived, the driver had been freed by the two passengers. The driver, Trevor Peterson, 15, of Sacred Heart, was treated and flown from the scene to the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis with severe injuries, according to the release.
The two passengers, Jason Jansen, 15, of Renville, and Javin Mugai, 16, of Echo, suffered minor injuries and were treated at the scene.
Sacred Heart Fire and Rescue, Sacred Heart Medical Response Unit, CentraCare Ambulance-Redwood Falls and North Memorial Air Care also responded to the scene.