London man recovers after serious ATV crash in Meaford
A 29-year-old London man has been released from hospital after a serious all-terrain vehicle crash in the Municipality of Meaford.
Grey County OPP say Matthew Smith was involved in the ATV crash at 2 p.m. on Monday on the St. Vincent/Sydenham Town Line.
He was air-lifted to Victoria Hospital in London in critical condition, according to police.
Smith was part of a group riding their ATV’s on a bush trail in the area when the mishap occurred.
Investigators say he left the trail and attempted to ride up a steep hill when the ATV, a 1988 Yamaha YFW, flipped up and back on top of him. He had momentarily lost consciousness.
He was taken out of the area by another member of the group and returned to the St. Vincent/Sydenham Town Line, where he was treated by Grey County paramedics are air-lifted to hospital.