SW IA Boy recovering from head injuries from ATV accident


April 3rd, 2012 by Ric Hanson

A 4-year old southwest Iowa boy is recovering from serious head injuries following an ATV accident Saturday night, in Mills County. According to Omaha television station KETV, Kolbe Klindt, of Henderson, was flown from the scene of the accident near Treynor, to Creighton University Medical Center, where he was listed in stable, but critical condition.

The boy’s father, Erik Klindt, told the television station the family was spending the evening with friends on a farm in Mills County and enjoying a barbeque, when four-year old Kolbe suddenly darted in front of a 4-wheeled ATV, which hit the boy and flipped him into the air.

While his injuries were severe, the boy is expected to recover. The Mills County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the incident. Donations to help the family with Kolbe’s medical expenses, are glady being accepted in the name of Kolbe Klindt, at all Rolling Hills Bank and Trust locations.