Crews respond to skydiving accident in Ellington - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Crews respond to skydiving accident in Ellington

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Life Star helicopter seen overhead in Ellington (WFSB) Life Star helicopter seen overhead in Ellington (WFSB)
ELLINGTON, CT (WFSB) -

A Life Star helicopter has been called to a skydiving accident in Ellington.

Officials said the accident occurred a short distance away from the Ellington Airport on Meadowbrook Road.

State Police said the female victim struck a tree before falling to the ground.  She sustained non-life threatening injuries and was taken to Hartford Hospital for further treatment.

Connecticut Parachutists Inc. is headquartered at the Ellington Airport.  A person who answered their phone said the victim was alert and conscious when transported to the hospital.

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