Person critically injured after being thrown from ATV in Fayetteville

FAYETTEVILLE, North Carolina (WTVD) -- Authorities in Fayetteville are investigating after a person was thrown from an ATV and seriously injured Thursday night.

Around 6:50 p.m., police were called to a crash in the 2100 block of Rim Road.

Police said at least three off-road vehicles were going south on Rim Road toward Old Raeford Road when the collision happened.

One of the riders, 43-year-old Jermaine Morrison, was thrown off the ATV and was taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in critical condition.

Authorities said the other people operating the off-road vehicles fled the scene.

Police are currently trying to locate them. They also want to make sure they were not severely injured.

Anyone with information about their identities or anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to contact the Fayetteville Police Department's Traffic Unit at (910) 433-1807 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477). Crimestoppers information can also be submitted electronically, by visiting and completing the anonymous online tip sheet, or by downloading the FREE "P3 Tips" app available for Apple devices in the Apple App Store and available for Android devices in Google Play.

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