12-year-old airlifted to hospital following skiing accident

  • A 12-year-old boy was airlifted to Baystate Medical Center in Springfield after being injured at Berkshire East Mountain Resort in Charlemont on Friday. Staff Photo/ZACK DeLUCA

Staff Writer
Published: 3/5/2021 7:38:27 PM

BUCKLAND — A 12-year-old boy was transported by LifeFlight Friday after being injured at Berkshire East Mountain Resort in Charlemont shortly before 4 p.m.

The Buckland Fire Department cleared a landing zone for the helicopter at Mohawk Trail Regional School. The Charlemont Emergency Services Ambulance transported the young boy from the ski mountain to the landing zone. The Colrain Volunteer Ambulance Association also assisted at the landing zone.

Colrain Paramedic Rebecca Houle confirmed that the 12-year-old had been injured while at Berkshire East. According to Houle, the patient was transported to Baystate Medical Center in Springfield for treatment.

Zack DeLuca can be reached at zdeluca@recorder.com or 413-930-4579.




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