Monticello Teen Airlifted After Off-Highway Vehicle Crash

A Monticello teen was injured in an accident Saturday night.

The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says it happened on Edwards Road south of McNamara Road around 8 pm.

Emergency personnel arrived on the scene to find an off-highway vehicle driven by 13-year old Aiden Phelps had rolled while he was driving southbound on the road. The Sheriff’s Office says Phelps suffered life-threatening injuries and was transported to University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics by LifeGuard Air Ambulance.

His passenger, 13-year old Baylor Holub of Anamosa, was not hurt.

Authorities say neither boy was wearing a seatbelt or helmet at the time of the crash.

The accident remains under investigation.