Two Injured In Spencer County ATV Accident

Indiana DNR Photo

Indiana DNR Photo

Lamar (Local Sources) – Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating an ATV accident in Spencer County that resulted in two Spencer County men being hospitalized.

Derek Mulzer (21) of Lamar lost control of the Polaris Razor ATV he was driving causing it to overturn at least once.  The passenger, Justin Hedinger (22) of Dalewas ejected.

Hedinger suffered head trauma and broken bones and was transported to Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper and then to St. Mary’s Hospital in Evansville. Mulzer was taken to St. Marys Hosptial in Evansville, where he was treated for head trauma.

The accident happened on Saint Peter’s Church Road east of Lamar at approximately 4:50 PM CST.  Speed and alcohol are both possible contributing factors and the accident is still being investigated.  Safety helmets were not being worn at the time of the accident.

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