Woman suffers head injury, teens thrown down hill in pair of ATV crashes
COOS BAY, Ore. - A woman suffered a head injury and two teen girls were thrown down a steep hill in a pair of ATV accidents Sunday evening, the Coos County Sheriff's Office said.
Just after 5 p.m., deputies and medics responded to Hauser Beach area of the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area.
They found a 43-year-old North Bend woman whose ATV overturned on the beach.
She was taken to the hospital with a possible head injury.
Around 7:30 p.m., deputies responded to a crash on North Lake Road in Lakeside.
Two teen girls, ages 15 and 13, were riding an ATV on the gravel road when they lost control and hit an embankment.
The crash hurled the teens 30 to 50 feet down the hill from the ATV.
They were taken to the hospital for treatment.