7-year-old med-flighted after falling from chair lift



A young boy has been injured after an incident this afternoon.

According to Dave Procopio of the Massachusetts State Police, at approximately 4:30 p.m., the Canton Police Department, Canton Fire Department, and Troopers from the State Police-Milton Barracks responded to a report of a 7-year-old boy who fell from a chair lift at the Blue Hills Ski Area located at 4001 Washington Street in Canton.

The child was transported by medical helicopter to Children’s Hospital in Boston with potentially serious injuries.

A State Police detective responded to the hospital to continue to gather information about the incident.

The child was with family at the ski area at the time of the incident.

The State Police notified the State Office of Public Safety and Inspections of the incident, which remains under investigation.

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