Rider airlifted after West Forks snowmobile crash


    A snowmobiler was seriously injured Saturday after a crash in West Forks. (Courtesy: West Forks Volunteer Fire Dept.)

    WEST FORKS (WGME) -- A person was seriously injured Saturday after a snowmobile crash in West Forks.

    According to the West Forks Volunteer Fire Department, the crash happened around 10:30 a.m. Saturday morning near ITS 87

    When crews arrived on scene they determined the Lifeflight needed to be called in due to the extend of the riders injuries.

    Crews said they had to set up a landing zone along Rt 201 and bring the injured rider up a ravine on a backboard.

    The injured rider was transported to a local hospital but it's unclear how severely they were injured.

    Crews from a number of neighboring communities assisted in the rescue and transport.

    There's no word on what led up to the cash.



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