FARMINGTON, Mo. (KSDK) - A freak accident involving a man on a four wheel all terrain vehicle and a dog left the man seriously injured Monday.
Missouri Highway Patrol troopers report around 4:30 p.m. yesterday, Michael Ross, 46 of Leadwood, was eastbound on Wortham Road at Church Street when his Polaris Trail Boss hit the dog, flipping the ATV.
Investigators say Ross was not wearing a safety device at the time and was severely injured in the incident. He was taken by helicopter to Mercy Hospital St. Louis.
The official report from the Patrol did not dislcose the fate of the dog.