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Backus women recovering after ATV flips, lands on them

CASS COUNTY, MN — Two Backus women are recovering from serious injuries after their ATV flipped over and landed on top of them this past weekend.

According to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office, authorities were called to an area near Spider Lake Recreational Area shortly after 6 p.m. Sunday night.

The 19-year-old driver was flown to a Saint Cloud hospital, while the 20-year-old passenger was taken to a Brainerd hospital.

Authorities say alcohol is believed to be a factor. An investigation is ongoing.

Krystal Frasier

Social Media and Digital Content Manager

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