A young man was swimming at Bingham Falls in Stowe and slipped while descending a rocky ledge on the left side of the river. As he fell approximately 25 feet head first into a pool, his left upper leg impacted a large rock that was above the water's surface. He was assisted out of the water by bystanders and was found by Stowe Rescue on a rock on the waters edge on river right.
The patient was treated by a Stowe Rescue paramedic. He was given medication and the injury was immobilized. Patient was then evactuated with two haul systems and a standard litter carry and was delivered to a Stowe ambulance on the Mountain Road.
|Team Members Responding||Other Agencies Responding||Time of Call||Weather Conditions|
Govoni, Reinhardt, Rogers, Ruschp, Speer, Veliko, Westervelt
Stowe Rescue, Stowe PD
|16:00-18:15||Clear and warm|