Oct. 30—A 61-year-old Massachusetts woman was flown to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon by helicopter after an ATV crash on Newell Brook Road in Millsfield, Fish and Game said.
The crash was reported around 4:45 p.m. Sunday, according to a news release.
Tracy Calitri, of Danvers, was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. She was traveling east Newell Road with a "large group of OHRV's," according to the release.
Calitri told conservation officers with sun in her eyes she took one hand off the handlebars to block the light and struck a rock in which her machine veered to the left.
"Due to one of her hands being off the handlebars, she was unable to control it before it struck another rock, sending Calitri and her ATV off the trail into a tree," the release reads.
Members of her riding party rushed to her aid and called emergency personnel.
Errol Fire Department's Rescue UTV brought her to an ambulance. Due to the potential severity of Calitri's injuries, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Advanced Response Team's (DHART) helicopter. The helicopter met the ambulance at the Berlin Airport.