MARTINSBURG A Vernon woman was flown to a Syracuse hospital with head injuries after she was thrown from an all-terrain vehicle about 10 p.m. Friday on Flat Rock Road.
Lewis County sheriffs deputies said Sandra A. Hinman, 47, was taken to Lewis County General Hospital, Lowville, and then was flown by LifeNet helicopter to Upstate Medical University.
The operator of the ATV, Jason G. Voelker, 33, Durhamville, was taken to Lewis County General Hospital, where he was treated for cuts and abrasions and later released. Deputies said Mr. Voelker lost control of the ATV on a curve in the road.
Neither person was wearing a helmet, deputies said. The investigation is continuing and charges are pending, they said.