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ATV accident injures man

An Andalusia man was severely injured in an ATV accident Wednesday.

The accident occurred at approximately 7:35 p.m. on County Road 81 when, Alabama State Troopers reported, a 2008 ATV and a 1985 Chevrolet pickup truck collided.

Brian Keith Ray, the driver of the ATV, suffered extensive injuries. He was life-flighted from Opp’s Channel Lee Stadium to Southeast Medical Center in Dothan.

Family members reported Ray received a severely broken arm, numerous cuts and scrapes and injuries to his legs; however, he did not suffer any brain damages and was conscious and communicating with family Thursday.

The driver of the pickup truck, Larry Hurst of Opp, was not injured during the accident.