Girl suffers head injury at Sugarloaf

Posted March 25, 2013, at 8:37 a.m.
Last modified March 25, 2013, at 9:26 a.m.

CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine — A skiing accident at Sugarloaf has sent a 16-year-old girl to the hospital with a head injury.

According to an Associated Press story, Sugarloaf spokesman Ethan Austin confirmed the girl suffered a head injury after striking a tree on the Candyside trail between 10 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday.

According to Austin, the girl was responsive and wearing a helmet when ski patrol personnel arrived.

She was taken down the slope on a sled before being taken by helicopter to a hospital.

Authorities connected with the case in Carrabassett Valley could not be reached Sunday evening, and the location and current condition of the girl remains unknown.