Man flown from Wasatch back country after snowmobile accident

WASATCH COUNTY, Utah, Jan. 13, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — A 20-year-old man was flown from the Wasatch back country after a snowmobile accident Saturday afternoon.

Wasatch Search and Rescue and EMS were called to the scene of the incident near Tower Mountain at approximately 12:40 p.m., according to a SAR Facebook post.

“One member of the riding party was able to sled to where he could get a 911 call out,” the post said. “A 20-year-old male had a severe leg injury that required an evacuation by helicopter.”

The injured man was flown by AirMed to an area hospital.

Wasatch County Search and Rescue posted video of the medical helicopter landing to Facebook.


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