Two 9-year-olds hit by ATV medevaced from Taloyoak, driver in custody

RCMP say a 27-year-old man is in custody and it's expected he’ll be charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle.

27-year-old man in custody; RCMP say alcohol was not a factor in incident

RCMP say a 27-year-old Taloyoak man is in custody and it's expected he’ll be charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle.

Two nine-year-olds were hit by an ATV, driven by a 27-year-old man in Taloyoak, Nunavut, on Monday afternoon.

The two children sustained injuries and have been medevaced out of the community for treatment.

RCMP say the man is in custody and it's expected he'll be charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle.

An RCMP news release says alcohol was not a factor in the incident.

Police say the investigation is ongoing.