Search and Rescue helps injured ATV rider

The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office responded Sunday evening to a report of a missing ATV rider in the desert off C Road near Palisade. With the help of the Mesa County Search and Rescue ATV team, the 55-year-old was located southwest of Horse Mountain. The person had been in an ATV accident and was injured. They were flown by helicopter to the hospital with serious injuries. The Palisade Fire Department assisted with this incident.