Juvenile injured in sawmill accident

Published 3:25 pm Saturday, May 20, 2017


An accident at a sawmill at 3528 Woodfork Road at Charlotte Court House led to a juvenile being transported by helicopter to University of Virginia (U.Va.) Medical Center, according to the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office.

The sheriff’s office received the call at 4:15 p.m. Thursday reporting that a crosstie piece of wood had fallen on the neck of a juvenile.
The Charlotte County Rescue Squad responded to the reported incident, police said.

A Centra One helicopter transported the juvenile to U.Va. Medical Center in Charlottesville.
There’s no word on the condition of the juvenile.
Virginia State Police also responded to the call, according to the sheriff’s office.