atv accidentLEETON, Mo. — A young man out of Leeton is in serious condition after crashing his ATV late Tuesday night.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Billy Pickard, 22, was operating his ATV on the Colorado Midland Railway when he struck a tree that was on the trail. The ATV overturned and Pickard was ejected.

Pickard was also arrested for operating an unregistered ATV under the influence of alcohol. He was released for medical treatment of serious injuries sustained in the crash and taken to Saint Luke’s Hospital on the Plaza for treatment.