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MIAMI, Mo – A Miami, Missouri resident was injured after an ATV crash Monday afternoon, July 4, 2016.

Life Flight was called to the scene at Route F in Saline County, east of 41 Highway, after two Yamaha ATVs were westbound.  According to a report of the incident, one ATV was following too close to the other, and struck the foremost vehicle before running off the roadway and hitting a tree.

The driver, Kagin Simpson, 28, of Miami, was ejected and sustained serious injuries.  He was taken to Centerpoint Hospital.  The other driver, Mark S. Johnson, 31, of Miami, reported no injuries.