Saline Township man flown to hospital by Survival Flight after chainsaw accident
A Saline Township man was flown by Survival Flight to University of Michigan hospital Friday afternoon after injuring himself in a chainsaw accident, according to officials.
Huron Valley Ambulance spokeswoman Joyce Williams said paramedics responded at 4:05 p.m. Friday to a field on Macon Road between Marion and Braun Roads.
Saline Area Fire Department Assistant Chief Charles Schaible said the man suffered a leg injury while using a chainsaw working in the field. Schaible confirmed the man was transported by Survival Flight but didn’t know how the accident happened or what condition he man was in when he was transported.
The circumstances of the accident and the man’s age were not known immediately Friday afternoon. A Saline police dispatcher said that department was not dispatched on the call and it wasn’t immediately clear if the incident happened in the jurisdiction of the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office or the Michigan State Police. Officials were checking for more information Friday afternoon.
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