This photograph was taken at the scene of the snowmobile accident reported to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday, February 28. Submitted photo
This photograph was taken at the scene of the snowmobile accident reported to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday, February 28. Submitted photo

Submitted by Herman Kreig, Lieutenant, Pierce County Sheriff's Office

ELLSWORTH, WI – On Thursday February 28, 2019 at approximately 5:45PM, the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a snowmobile accident with injury on 450th Avenue near County Road OO, in Trimbelle Township.

Investigation determined a snowmobile, being operated by a 15-year-old juvenile from Ellsworth Wisconsin, struck a snowbank and became airborne and was ejected from the snowmobile.

The operator was transported to Regions Hospital in St. Paul by Ellsworth Ambulance Service for undetermined injuries.

The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office was assisted on scene by Ellsworth Ambulance Service and Ellsworth Fire Department.

The accident remains under investigation currently.