Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

April 8, 2013

One airlifted following logging accident in Mercer County


Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEWELL — A helicopter ambulance was summoned this morning after a person was injured while logging on Windmill Hill Road near Bluewell.

The incident was reported 8:42 a.m., according to a dispatcher with Mercer County 911. Members of the Bluefield Rescue Squad were sent to the scene.

A helicopter landing zone was set up off U.S. Route 52 near EchoStar to fly the injured man to a hospital outside the region. His condition was not immediately available. The Bluewell Volunteer Fire Department set up the landing zone.