According to a statement released by the Jackson Police Department, the incident happened on Sunday at around 2:42 p.m.
Police officials say patrol units responded -along with EMS- to the area of Russell Childs Road on the west side of town regarding a motor vehicle crash involving an ATV.
According to police officials, arriving officers discovered that a 30-year-old township man (the name being withheld) operated his Suzuki Quad on Russell Childs Road.
According to police, the victim somehow lost control, left the unpaved roadway, and struck a tree.
Police say the male suffered significant injuries and was subsequently airlifted via medevac helicopter to a regional trauma center.
The male was the only occupant of the quad, and no other vehicles or ATVs were involved according to police.
In addition to Jackson Police Department personnel, Quality EMS, MONOC Paramedics, and the Cassville Fire Company also responded to this incident.
This matter remains under investigation by the Jackson Township Traffic Safety Unit.
Anyone having information regarding this incident can contact PO Travisano at 732-928-1111.