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LIFE STAR transports patient after complications with tonsillectomy surgery

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BLOOMFIELD, CT (WFSB) -

A Bloomfield road was closed for a short period of time on Tuesday morning while LIFE STAR landed a helicopter for a medical call.

Police said the helicopter was called to the Bloomfield Ambulatory Surgery Center on Cottage Grove Road to transport a patient who was bleeding heavily while undergoing tonsillectomy surgery.

The 27-year-old patient was flown to Hartford Hospital for treatment.

Cottage Grove Road was closed for a brief period of time but has since reopened.

The patient's condition is unknown at this time. 

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