Two off-duty St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office deputies involved in ATV accident

Two off-duty St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s deputies were transported to the hospital on September 13, 2017 after an accident involving 4-wheelers, Sheriff James Pohlmann said.

Both deputies were airlifted to University Medical Center in New Orleans after the ATV accident which occurred shortly after noon on private property off Bayou Road in eastern St. Bernard Parish.

The cause of the accident is being investigated by the Sheriff’s Office, and the extent of the deputies’ injuries are unknown at this time. The names of the deputies are not being released at this time.