Marion Co. ATV accident injures 1

INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating an ATV crash that injured a Greenwood man Saturday.

Officers said they found Matthew E. Barmes, 22, of Greenwood, after he crashed an ATV in a wooded area near 2625 Wicker Road in Indianapolis.

Barmes apparently rolled the Polaris Sportsman four-wheeler he was driving, police said, causing injuries to his back, shoulder and ribs. Police said Barmes was able to yell for help to family members working on the property nearby.

Barmes was not wearing any protective gear at the time of the accident, and has limited operating experience, according to police.

Barmes was transported to IU-Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis where he is in stable condition.

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