STARS Rescues Injured ATVer Near Stead

By David Klassen

ATV Rollover Rescue - STARS
Medical personnel transport a man who rolled his ATV near Stead, Manitoba using an enclosed trail sled on Sunday, August 4, 2013. (STARS AIR AMBULANCE / HANDOUT)

A 29-year-old man was rescued near Stead, Manitoba on Sunday after rolling his ATV and sustaining injuries.

The accident happened around 2 p.m. in a wooded area near the community.

STARS air ambulance was dispatched and landed in rough terrain. Other quad operators transported the medical crew to the scene, according to a STARS spokesperson. The helicopter was repositioned to allow easier access to the man.

The victim was transported to Winnipeg’s Health Sciences Centre in unstable condition.