Driver injured during ATV crash in Derby

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DERBY — A 50-year-old man from Massachusetts was injured during an ATV crash in Derby on Saturday.

The crash took place on Fish and Game Road at around 12:28 p.m.

Police say the driver, Larry Hitchcock Jr, of Ludlow, MA, sustained moderate injuries to his head, right leg, and shoulder.

Authorities say the ATV overturned on a downhill slope when Hitchcock turned the handlebars sharply.

He was transported by Newport Ambulance to North Country Hospital, and later taken to Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center for observation.

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