Genesee County Teen Critical After ATV Crash in Corfu

August 4, 2013 Updated Aug 4, 2013 at 10:41 AM EDT

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Genesee County Teen Critical After ATV Crash in Corfu

August 4, 2013 Updated Aug 4, 2013 at 10:41 AM EDT

Genesee County Sheriff's Deputies are investigating an ATV accident that occurred Saturday evening about 11pm.

Investigators say 16 year old Benjamin L. Falker of Pembroke was driving a Polaris Sportsman ATV on West Main St. when he attempted to drive up on to the sidewalk. The vehicle struck a row of bushes, overturned, and ejected Falker before then striking a utility pole.

Falker suffered a serious head injury and was transported to ECMC via Mercy Flight. Deputies say the investigation into the crash is continuing and charges are pending.