Child, adult seriously injured in all-terrain vehicle accident in Loxahatchee

LOXAHATCHEE, Fla. - A child and an adult were seriously injured Thursday evening in an all-terrain vehicle accident in Loxahatchee.

Paramedics responded shortly before 7:30 p.m. to a report of an ATV accident at the intersection of 85 th Road and Seminole Pratt Whitney Road.

Upon arrival, they found that the riders had left the scene and gone home, said Capt. Albert Borroto, spokesman for Palm Beach County Fire Rescue.

They were later located at home, he said.

An adult male was taken to St. Mary's Medical Center as a trauma patient. The child was taken to the hospital's pediatric unit. Borroto said.

Their ages and gender were not immediately available.

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