VSP: Two boys injured after ATV crashes into Jeep in Henry County

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HENRY COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Authorities say two children were airlifted to the hospital after being ejected from an ATV during a Friday afternoon crash in Henry County.

According to Virginia State Police, the crash was reported at approximately 2:38 p.m. on Friday, Sept 10.

Police say that a 12-year-old boy and an eight-year-old boy were traveling south on Route 950 on a 2009 Honda TRX500 (ATV) when the ATV crossed the center line and hit a 2015 Jeep Wrangler, ejecting the boys.

The two children were not wearing helmets at the time of the crash and were reportedly flown to Roanoke Memorial Hospital in a helicopter to be treated for injuries.

There is no word on the condition of those boys at this time.

Meanwhile, the driver of the Jeep — identified by authorities as 57-year-old William Ramsey of Bassett — was wearing his seatbelt and was not injured during the crash.

Virginia State Police told WFXR News that the crash report indicates there are pending charges.

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