EAST FRYEBURG MAN HOSPITALIZED AFTER TREE ACCIDENT

by Christian Mower on October 25, 2011

 

FRYEBURG (MAINE) POLICE SAY A RESIDENT OF EAST FRYEBURG IN HIS SEVENTIES WAS AIRLIFTED TO A HOSPITAL TUESDAY AFTERNOON AFTER A TREE BRANCH FELL ON HIM.

LT. MIKE MCCALLISTER SAYS CLAUDE LANDRY OF 146 HEMLOCK BRIDGE ROAD WAS ON A LADDER APPARENTLY TRYING TO CUT A LARGE TREE BRANCH OFF A MAPLE TREE AND DIDN’T MAKE A CLEAN CUT.

AFTER LANDRY WENT DOWN THE LADDER THE BRANCH BROKE OFF AND HIT HIM IN THE FACE, CAUSING SERIOUS INJURIES AND KNOCKING HIM UNCONSCIOUS.

FRYEBURG POLICE, FRYEBURG FIRE AND FRYEBURG RESCUE RESPONDED TO LANDRY’S HOME SHORTLY AFTER 1 P.M.

LANDRY WAS TAKEN BY AMBULANCE TO BRIDGTON HOSPITAL BEFORE BEING AIRLIFTED OUT TO CENTRAL MAINE MEDICAL CENTER IN LEWISTON.

HIS CONDITION HAS NOT BEEN RELEASED.