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Man ejected from quad, thrown from bridge

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A man was injured after falling from an ATV in Bristol. (Photo Credit:  Anatoliy Shumskiy) A man was injured after falling from an ATV in Bristol. (Photo Credit: Anatoliy Shumskiy)
BRISTOL, CT (WFSB) -

A Bristol man suffered serious injuries after he was thrown from the all-terrain vehicle he was riding Friday night.

According to police, 41-year-old Michael Blake was operating the quad along the railroad tracks near Barlow Street around 9:30 p.m. when he lost control and was ejected from the vehicle.

Blake was thrown down a railroad bridge to the pavement about 30 feet below, police said.

Blake suffered serious injuries and had to be flown by a Life Star helicopter to Hartford Hospital where he is listed in stable condition.

The accident remains under investigation at this time.

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