ATV accident injures two

A Green Springs woman and a 7-year-old girl from Bellevue were seriously injured after an ATV accident Sunday evening in Sandusky County.

According to a release from the State Highway Patrol, Kristi M. Ely, 28, and Allison Gerhardstein, 7, were both taken by Life Flight to Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center after they were thrown from a 2009 Kawasaki KFX700 near CR 177 in Green Creek Township.

The crash occurred at approximately 8:46 p.m.

According to the release, the ATV had been traveling southwest in a field when it overturned and ejected both Ely and Gerhardstein.

Ely and Gerhardstein were not wearing helmets at the time of the accident, according to the release.

A spokeswoman from Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center said Monday evening Gerhardstein was listed in fair condition. A patient condition for Ely was not available.

The accident remains under investigation.