2 teens hurt in Columbia County ATV crash


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COLUMBIA COUNTY, Fla. - Two teens are seriously injured after an ATV crash Sunday night on NW Crawford Court.

The Florida Highway Patrol said the 15-year-old driver pulled the wheel too hard to the left when attempting to avoid a collision with an unknown vehicle around 8 p.m.

The driver was ejected, the ATV continued east across both lanes of traffic and plunged into a ditch, which caused the 14-year-old passenger to be ejected.

Both victims were taken to Shands Hospital for precautionary measures for complaints of numbness, FHP said.

Charges are pending further investigation. 

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