MINNESOTA BOY INJURED WHILE HIKING

by Christian Mower on July 9, 2012

A NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME OFFICER SAYS A 5-YEAR-OLD BOY FROM MINNESOTA SUFFERED A SMALL INJURY TO THE BACK OF HIS HEAD SUNDAY AFTERNOON AFTER SLIPPING ON A ROCK WHILE HIKING DOWN MIDDLE SUGARLOAF MOUNTAIN.

CONSERVATION OFFICER GLEN LUCAS SAYS THE CALL CAME IN ABOUT 2 P.M. BUT GOT DISCONNECTED.

TWIN MOUNTAIN EMS AND A CONSERVATION OFFICER RESPONDED.

THE OFFICER WAS THEN INFORMED THE INJURY WAS NOT AS SERIOUS AS PREVIOUSLY THOUGHT – AND HE HIKED UP THE TRAIL TO MEET THE BOY AND HIS FAMILY AND WAS ABLE TO CONFIRM THE BOY’S HEAD WASN’T BLEEDING ANYMORE AND THE CHILD WAS IN HIGH SPIRITS.

THE BOY’S MOTHER SAYS SHE IS GRATEFUL FOR THE QUICK RESPONSE. SHE TOLD AUTHORITIES SHE TRIED TO CALL 911 TO GET THE MESSAGE OUT THAT EMERGENCY HELP WAS NOT NEEDED ANYMORE.