A seven-year-old Sedalia boy was injured Tuesday around 5 p.m. in Pettis County in an ATV accident.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the boy was operating a 2005 Honda Rancher at 5:04 p.m. at 27078 Greissen Road, when he accelerated at a high rate of speed and lost control. The ATV overturned and ejected the juvenile.

He suffered minor injuries and was transported to Women and Children's Hospital by PCAD for treatment.

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