One man injured after ATV flipped, COSAR says – Kelowna News

Man injured in ATV crash

One man sustained serious injuries after an ATV accident that happened on Saturday near Lake Country, according to Central Okanagan Search and Rescue.

In a statement, COSAR said members were called out Saturday evening to assist ambulance crews in a medical rescue along High Rim Trail, between Lake Country and Oyama.

“A male was riding an ATV back to his campsite when it flipped, throwing the rider,” COSAR said.

“He sustained serious head injuries. He was found shortly after by two dirt bikers who immediately administered first aid and called 911.”

COSAR said the search and rescue crew arrived on scene as paramedics were loading the man into an ambulance.

According to COSAR’s statement, its crew was stood down, but remained at the trailhead to ensure the ambulance was able to exit the area safely.

COSAR said this was its eighth call in June, and the 47th in 2022.

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