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Man knocked unconscious after falling from ATV

By Kelli Saam
Published On: Jul 12 2013 11:13:18 AM CDT
Updated On: Jul 12 2013 11:14:18 AM CDT
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LAKEHEAD, Calif. -

An ATV accident in landed a man in the hospital after he was knocked unconscious.   The accident happened around 8:30 p.m. Thursday near Lakeshore Drive in Lakehead.

The CHP said a 47-year-old Klammath Falls man fell from the back of an ATV.  He was knocked unconscious when he hit his head on the pavement.

The CHP said the victim may have been drinking but the driver of the ATV had not been drinking. 

Friends took the victim to Mercy Medical Center after he failed to regain consciousness.

The CHP did not immediately release his name. so KRCR News Channel 7 was not able to check his condition at the hospital.