Girl hurt in Ironville accident

A 15-year-old Tyrone girl was severely injured in an ATV accident last week in Ironville.
State police issued a report this morning that said the accident happened last Tuesday at 8:30 p.m.
The accident happened along State Route 1014 when the girl was traveling east and let go of the steering unit. The vehicle swerved and the girl was ejected from it and hit the road surface. The all-terrain vehicle traveled down an embankment and struck a tree.
A 16-year-old male passenger from Tyrone was also ejected from the vehicle and suffered minor injuries. Neither the girl or the boy were wearing helmets. Police said they were continuing their investigation.