UPDATE: Authorities Confirm Nine Children Injured in UTV Accident in Becker County

The Becker County Sheriff’s Office now says at least nine children were hurt in a UTV crash.
Sheriff Todd Glander says the accident was reported on July 26th in Runeberg Township.

Glander says an 11-year-old driving the Polaris Ranger carrying eight child passengers swerved to avoid a dog.

The U-T-V then tipped on its side.

One six-year-old boy was transported to the hospital by air for non-life threatening injuries.

The other eight children ages six to 11 were taken by ambulance to nearby hospitals with minor injuries.