A Knoxville man was seriously injured in an early-morning ATV accident on Thursday, according to TWRA.
The agency says that 31-year-old Cameron Hickey of Knoxville was driving a Yamaha Kodiak 4-wheeler on Flatwoods Road, entering the North Cumberland Wildlife Management Area.
Investigators say that his ATV struck a rock and he lost control. The impact threw him some 80 feet and knocked him unconscious.
A friend he was riding with witnessed the crash and called 911.
Hickey was flown to UT Medical Center for treatment of his injuries.
TheTWRA says it’s investigation is ongoing.