Two airlifted after local UTV crash

Lincoln County Search and Rescue responded to the area of Indian creek on Saturday, Aug. 26, after multiple injuries were reported from a UTV accident. Crews responded around 6 p.m. Three occupants and a dog were treated for injuries sustained from the accident. One occupant was airlifted from the scene and the other two occupants were transported by South Lincoln Emergency Medical Services to the Kemmerer hospital. One of those victims was later transported via airlift to a trauma center.  “We wanted to say thank you to all the multi agencies that were involved,” a Facebook post by Lincoln County Search and Rescue states. “It took everyone to make this rescue a success and to get the help that all these individuals needed. You all are special people that this community needs in their back pocket. So thank you to the following: Lincoln County Search and Rescue, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, South Lincoln EMS, South Lincoln Hospital District, a member from Unita County volunteer fire department, the crew on Air Life Utah, an off-duty doctor, an off-duty EMS-trained individual, the public and Lincoln County Snowbears. Sorry to any agencies if we happened to miss you.” (COURTESY PHOTO/Lincoln County Search and Rescue)

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