Father, son injured in ATV crashes

Published Aug 13, 2018 at 4:00pm

WEST TURIN — A father and son from Lewis County were both hospitalized after their all-terrain vehicles crashed on the same sharp curve Sunday afternoon.

Sheriff’s deputies said Edward A. Farr Sr., 63, and Edward A. Farr Jr., 39, both of Port Leyden, were riding ATVs on Smith Road at about 6 p.m. when they both lost control on a sharp curve. Deputies said Farr Sr.’s ATV overturned and he was thrown off, while Farr Jr.’s ATV crashed into a small tree.

Both men were taken to St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Utica. Authorities said Farr Sr. was hospitalized in the Intensive Care Unit, while Farr Jr. was treated and released for minor injuries.

The accident remains under investigation.