A person rolled their ATV along Rippington Road in Pitt Meadows. (Google maps)

UPDATE: ATV rollover sends one to hospital in Pitt Meadows

Accident happened along Rippington Road

One person has been taken to hospital after their all-terrain vehicle rolled over in Pitt Meadows.

Pitt Meadows firefighters were called to the scene just after 1 p.m. on Sunday along Rippington Road.

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A man somehow rolled his side-by-side ATV as he was riding it on his property, said deputy fire chief with the Pitt Meadows Fire Department, Brad Perrie.

A family member called for help when they discovered he was injured.

Although Perrie was unsure if the ATV driver was wearing a helmet, he said he conscious and sustained head and chest injuries.

“He was complaining about his chest and ribs on his right side and it was noted he did have bruising on the side of his face and head,” said Perrie.

The man was taken to Royal Columbian Hospital by ambulance.


 

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