Girl injured in four-wheeler wreck

Published 8:49 pm Tuesday, November 16, 2010

A Brewton teenager was injured Sunday while riding a four-wheeler in the northern part of Escambia County, law enforcement officials said.

Alexis Cain, 14, of Brewton was injured while riding a four wheeler on London Road off U.S. 31, Alabama State Troopers said. She was LifeFlighted from the scene of the accident, but she was treated for non-life-threatening injuries, troopers said.

“We received a call at 11:58 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 14, and responded to the scene of the accident,” said Chris Smith, who is a part of the EMS team. “Soon after we arrived, the Alabama troopers responded to work the scene of the accident and we were sent to prepare a landing zone for the helicopter that had been called by the ambulance workers.”

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State troopers said Cain was driving the 2006 Kowasaki when the accident occurred. According to trooper reports, both Cain and her passenger were thrown from the four-wheeler, and neither had been wearing a helmet.

There was no report of any injuries to her passenger, troopers said.