PD: 12-year-old boy 'okay' after ATV crash

Posted at 6:25 PM, Feb 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-02 00:33:40-05

A 12-year-old boy was taken to the hospital Monday night after a quad accident in Mesa.

The incident happened around 6 p.m. near Mesa Drive and McKellips Road.

Officials say the victim and a 15-year-old boy were towing the vehicle when they swerved to avoid a dog in the street.

The 12-year-old suffered a cut to his head and is expected to be okay. The 15-year-old was not hurt, according to police.

Officials say early reports indicate the child was not wearing a helmet.