8-year-old airlifted to UVA Medical Center after ski injury at Wintergreen
WINTERGREEN, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- A frightening incident at Wintergreen Resort on Saturday when an 8-year-old girl was airlifted from the resort to UVA Medical Center after a skiing injury.
According to a release, the child was skiing on an intermediate trail around 10:30 am yesterday morning when the injury occurred. Upon initial examinations the girl didn't present with injury symptoms at the time of the incident but was taken to the Ski Patrol First Aid Room for precautionary observations.
After further observation of her condition, she was transported. Wintergreen says she is expected to make a full recovery.