ATV crash injures 11-year-old

ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - An ATV crash early Saturday evening has injured an 11-year-old in St. Francois County.

It happened around 5:35 p.m. at Bookholtz Road north of Office Road.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Alexander Ward, 11, of House Springs was seriously injured and taken to a St. Louis children's hospital by helicopter.

Police say Ward was going north on Bookholtz Road and went off the right-side of the road and was ejected after hitting a tree.

Police say Ward was not wearing a helmet.

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