The Washington Times-Herald

April 24, 2013

Jasper man hurt in accident

From Staff Reports
Washington Times Herald

JASPER — An ATV accident Saturday night in Martin County injured Nicholas Leidgen, 53, of Jasper. Leidgen was operating a 2012 Polaris ATV west bound on Rusk Road in southern Martin County around 9 p.m. when for unknown reasons the ATV left the roadway, overturned, and threw Leidgen off the vehicle. Other members of Leidgen's ATV party transported him by personal vehicle to State Road 56 to meet with Dubois County EMS and Dubois Fire Department First Responders. He was then transported to Jasper Memorial Hospital for neck and back injuries. Leidgen was then taken to St. Mary's Hospital in Evansville for further treatment. Alcohol was believed to be a contributing factor and alcohol related charges are pending. The ATV was a total loss