Children injured in ATV accident near Appleton

APPLETON — A 6-year-old girl and a 15-year-old boy were injured Thursday in an all-terrain vehicle accident southeast of Appleton, the Swift County Sheriff's Office said in a news release.

When first responders arrived around 3:19 p.m. Thursday, the girl was found injured and unconscious and the male was also found injured. Two Life Link helicopters were called to the scene and both injured parties were transported to Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, the news release said. No other information about their identities or conditions has been released.

The accident is still under investigation.

Assisting the Sheriff's Office were the Appleton Police Department, Appleton Ambulance, Minnesota State Patrol and Life Link.