[UPDATE Thursday] Ambulance Responding to a Logging Accident in Hydesville, According to Traffic on the Scanner
At approximately 8:08 a.m., dispatchers sent fire personnel and an ambulance to Hill Lane in Hydesville. Reportedly there had been a logging accident. The crews were requested to respond Code 3–the most urgent response.
A helicopter medevac response is being considered.
UPDATE 8:17 a.m.: According to scanner traffic, the victim has at least a broken femur–thigh bone.
UPDATE 8:22 a.m.: A helicopter is responding to the scene.
UPDATE 8:26 a.m.: The helicopter had an estimated time of arrival of roughly one hour. It was canceled and the patient will be transported by ground ambulance instead.
UPDATE 8:40 a.m.: The ambulance is on its way to the hospital.
UPDATE 8:46 a.m.: According to a report on the scanner, the patient is a
43-year-old 42-year-old male who was injured when a two to three foot diameter tree fell on his right femur. Reportedly, the patient’s “vitals are dropping drastically.” The ambulance is traveling Code 3.
UPDATE 8:50 a.m.: CPR in progress.