Two quad riders injured

Two unrelated quadding accidents sent two people to hospital on Saturday in Central Alberta.

Two unrelated quadding accidents sent two people to hospital on Saturday in Central Alberta.

STARS Air Ambulance spokesman Cam Heke said the first accident occurred around 6 p.m. about 45 km southwest of Rocky Mountain House near Cow Lake.

STARS airlifted a 55-year-old female patient in serious condition as a result of a quadding accident to the Foothills Medical Centre in Calgary.

A mere 22 minutes later, STARS responded to another quadding accident about 68 km west of Rocky Mountain House, where they transported a 31-year-old female patient to the University of Alberta Hospital in Edmonton.