2 medical helicopters respond to American Fork Canyon after ATV crash

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UTAH COUNTY, Utah, Sept. 3, 2017 (Gephardt Daily) — Two Life Flight helicopters landed in American Fork Canyon Sunday afternoon after a man and a woman were injured in an ATV crash.

The incident happened above Silver Lake Flat soon after 5 p.m., Utah County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Sgt. Spencer Cannon told Gephardt Daily.

Cannon said the two have back, head and leg injuries, and are in serious condition. He added the two were riding the same ATV, though details about the crash are still emerging.

Both patients are en route to Intermountain Medical Center in Murray, Cannon tweeted just before 6 p.m.

Silver Lake Flat is approximately 10 miles up American Fork Canyon.

Gephardt Daily will have more on this developing story as information becomes available.


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