Man involved in ATV accident wanted by Sharp Co. officials

SHARP COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – The Sharp County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man involved in an ATV accident.

Officers received a call Monday concerning a man involved in an ATV accident on Sidney Road between Evening Shade and Sidney with possible injuries to his head and arm.

The sheriff's department, firefighters and emergency officials responded to the scene. When they arrived, the subject was gone and the ATV was left in the road ditch.

According to officers, local hospitals were checked and no one had been admitted with a head injury.

Officers began to investigate and ran the VIN number of the ATV.

The owner of the ATV lived in Cave City and told officers that the ATV was suppose to be in Evening Shade at her family's home.

Officers say they met the ATV owner at the home in Evening Shade and discovered that the chain and lock securing the ATV had been cut.

Witnesses at the scene of the accident told officers that a man was lying in the ditch and a woman was holding his head. An older model two-toned Dodge pickup truck with a cracked windshield and chain connected to it was also at the scene.

When witnesses advised the two subjects an ambulance was on the way, the man got up and the subjects left the scene in the truck.

Chief Lonnie Haley of the Evening Shades Police Department checked the surveillance camera on Main Street and saw the two-toned truck driving towards the residence where the ATV was located and the same truck driving back, towing an ATV with a man riding the ATV.

If you have any information on the man subject or the truck, contact the Sharp County Sheriff's Department at 870-994-7356.

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