A Viroqua man was taken to the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries Friday, following an ATV accident in the town of Jefferson.
The accident happened at about 4:15 p.m. on Springville Road near Hwy. 56, according to the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office.
Don Ackerman, 76, was negotiating a curve when he lost control, and tipped his ATV on its side. Ackerman fell off of the ATV and was transported by Tri-State Ambulance to Vernon Memorial Hospital. Ackerman was not wearing a helmet or eye protection.
Several citizens who arrived beforehand also assisted at the scene. The incident remains under investigation.