An Arnoldsburg man was "critically injured" in a 4-wheeler accident on Euclid-Nicut Road Monday evening. Danny McKown of Route 2, Arnoldsburg was reported to be traveling behind his son, both on four-wheelers, when he apparently lost control, according to Deputy Sheriff Ron Bandy.

Calhoun EMS transported McKown to Roane General Hospital, where he was being transferred to Charleston Area Medical Center by HealthNet chopper at 8 p.m., according to Roane General. His son, Mike McKown, was not transported to the hospital.

Deputy Sheriff Bandy is investigating the incident. He said the individuals were apparently hunting mushrooms. Three 4-wheelers were taken into custody.

The Upper West Fork Volunteer Fire Department responded to the accident, which happened about two miles off Route 16 near the C. A. Minney residence.

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