Boy, 9, critically injured in farming accident - abc27 WHTM

Boy, 9, critically injured in farming accident

Posted: Updated:

A 9-year-old boy was critically injured in a farm accident on Wednesday morning in Lancaster County.

The Rawlinsville Fire Company said the boy was caught in a alfalfa crimper. He was then flown from the scene by Life Lion.

The accident occurred in a field at Creamery Road and Martic Heights Drive shortly before 11 a.m. About 30 rescuers from Rawlinsville, Quarryville and Willow Street responded.

Authorities said the boy suffered life-threatening injuries to his arm and head.

According to officials, rescuers used the jaws of life to cut away the machinery.

The boy's condition is not known at this time.

Powered by WorldNow