Woman charged with impaired driving in ATV crash that injured kids: Niagara police

The 27 year old and two children were riding the ATV near Deeks Road South and Forks Road in Welland around 4:30 p.m. Sunday, when she lost control and rolled into the ditch, according to Niagara Regional Police.

One child was airlifted to hospital, but is expected to survive

Niagara Regional Police Service charged a Wainfleet woman with impaired driving after an ATV crash that injured two kids Sunday. (NRPS)

A Wainfleet woman has been charged, police say, with impaired driving after rolling an ATV with two children on the back.

The 27-year-old was driving the ATV near Deeks Road South and Forks Road in Welland around 4:30 p.m. Sunday, when she lost control and rolled into the ditch, according to Niagara Regional Police.

Both kids were wearing helmets, but one of the children was airlifted to hospital for treatment.

Police say that child is expected to survive. The other child was not seriously injured.

Police not releasing woman's name

The woman has been charged with impaired operation of a vehicle causing bodily harm, driving with more than 80 milligrams of alcohol in her blood and dangerous driving of a motor vehicle causing bodily harm.

Police are not releasing her name to protect the identities of the children involved in the crash.