Seven children and two adults involved in an ATV accident – three to hospital – VG


ACCIDENT: Emergency services are on site after an ATV accident in Øystese in Kvam municipality. Photo: Eirik Dyrøy Lotsberg, Hordaland Folkeblad

Two adults and one child have been transported to hospital after an ATV is said to have rolled down a slope in Kvam in Western Norway.

On Saturday afternoon, the emergency services received a report of a traffic accident in Øystese in Kvam municipality in Western Norway.

– Information given by witnesses on the spot says that an ATV must have overturned and rolled down a slope, said operations manager Bjarte Rebnord in a press release.

There must have been two adults and seven children on or near the ATV. The children involved are aged three to ten years.

The 110 switchboard in Hordaland states that an adult and one child have been transported to Haukeland University Hospital by air ambulance.

– In addition, an adult was transported by ambulance to the hospital, says Ronald Drotningsvik, duty commander in the 110 exchange to VG.

– The six other children are fine according to the conditions and are taken care of on site by health personnel and police, says the guard commander.

– All three were awake and proved when they were driven and flown from the place, says operations manager Bjarte Rebnord in the West police district to NTB.

Two air ambulances and a rescue helicopter were called to the scene of the accident.

All persons must have been thrown or jumped by the ATV when it overturned and no persons were trapped.

Two adults and one child were treated on the spot and later transported to hospital.

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