South Haven man rescued after forestry accident in Berrien County
Posted: Dec 16, 2018 5:52 PM EDT
BAINBRIDGE TWP., Mich.—Authorities were dispatched to the 5000 block of Meadowbrook Road on Sunday afternoon in response to an individual involved in a traumatic accident in a wooded area.
According to the press release from the Berrien County Sheriff’s Office, a 55-year-old man from South Haven was struck by a limb while cutting down the tree he was still harnessed to.
Deputies freed the victim who was then air-lifted to Bronson Hospital for what are believed to be non-life-threatening injuries.
The victim appeared to have sustained two broken femurs and a broken arm.
The Berrien County Medical Control Authority, Benton Township Fire Department and Pride Care Ambulance provided additional assistance.