Young child severely injured in accident


By Staff Report

A young child was injured late Tuesday morning following some sort of accident in east Muskingum County.

According to scanner traffic, that child was flown by helicopter to a Columbus area hospital.

Around 11 a.m. Tuesday, the Muskingum County dispatch center appears to have received some sort of call around a young child being struck by machinery, possibly farm equipment.

Injuries were serious enough that a medical helicopter was requested to the scene.

The young patient was transported from the location of the accident to East Muskingum Middle School where the child was then transferred to a helicopter and flown to a Columbus area hospital.

This is a developing story and Y-City News is still waiting to hear back from officials for additional information.