First responders in St. Mary Parish were called to the scene of an ATV crash yesterday afternoon near Freetown Road on La. 83. In that crash State Police say a nine-year-old child was critically injured.

State Police have not released all of the details surrounding their investigation of the incident but it is believed the child was riding with his father at the time of the crash. The circumstances regarding the crash are unknown at this time.

The child reportedly suffered critical injuries in the crash while the older adult did not suffer life-threatening injuries. At this time the condition of the youngster is not known although the child was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.

State Police say their investigation into the crash is continuing.