ATV Accident Injures Polo Man

A man from Polo was injured when his ATV overturned.

At 3:50 am this (Wednesday) morning, 22-year-old Gunnar W. Martin was riding an ATV south on Route T two miles north of Polo.

According to a report from the Missouri Highway Patrol, the vehicle crossed the center line and drove off the east side of the road before striking a ditch and overturning several times.

Martin was not wearing safety gear as he was ejected from the vehicle, landing partially in the northbound lane and the ditch.

Assisting at the scene was Polo Fire and Rescue and the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office.

Martin suffered serious injuries and was taken by Life Flight Eagle to Truman Medical Center.