ATV crash sends Longview man to hospital

ATV crash sends Longview man to hospital.
ATV crash sends Longview man to hospital.(Cowlitz 2 Fire & Rescue)
Published: Jan. 25, 2023 at 5:41 PM PST
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LONGVIEW Wash. (KPTV) – A Washington man is in the hospital after an ATV accident in Longview on Wednesday, according to the Cowlitz 2 Fire & Rescue.

ATV crash sends Longview man to hospital.
ATV crash sends Longview man to hospital.(Cowlitz 2 Fire & Rescue)

Officials responded to the 2000 block of Abernathy Creek Road around 11:15 a.m. where first responders soon learned the man was unreachable by vehicle because of the terrain. Firefighters reached the man on foot while Cowlitz Fire District 5 responded with their side-by-side ATV and coordinated a safe landing zone for a rescue helicopter.

ATV crash sends Longview man to hospital.
ATV crash sends Longview man to hospital.(Cowlitz 2 Fire & Rescue)

Authorities say the man was taken to Peace Health Southwest Medical Center where he’s receiving treatment for rib and hip injuries.

Cowlitz Fire says the man was wearing a helmet.