Galatia Man Injured In ATV accident

(GALATIA, IL) — A Galatia man was involved in an ATV accident around 5:30 Friday afternoon on Horseshoe Road, about a quarter mile east of Rocky Branch Road in Saline County. According to Illinois State Police, 20-year-old Dalton R. Grubbs was driving an ATV southwest on Horseshoe Road when he failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway. The ATV left the roadway to the south and struck a ditch before overturning. Grubbs was taken by helicopter to an area hospital for treatment of injuries he sustained in the crash. Grubbs was cited for careless operation of an ATV and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident. The Saline County Ambulance Service assisted Illinois State Police with the crash. The crash remains under investigation.