PURDIN — A 12-year-old Chillicothe boy was transported by Life Flight on Sunday afternoon after sustaining injuries from an ATV accident.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the boy was riding on a race track on private property in Linn County when he hit a tire barrier, causing his ATV to overturn and ejecting him. He was taken to Children’s Mercy Hospital with moderate injuries, according to the patrol report.