Close
Bonneville Phoenix Network
 KTAR News
 Arizona Sports
92.3 FM KTAR
Menu
Social
Latest News
Updated Jan 11, 2013 - 6:07 pm

Phoenix homeowner injured while trimming trees

PHOENIX -- Authorities say a Phoenix homeowner is fighting for his life after injuring himself while trying to trim some trees with a chainsaw.

Phoenix Fire Department officials say the man was in extremely critical condition after Friday afternoon's accident.

Rescuers arrived at a house near 36th Avenue and Bethany Home Road and found the man unconscious on his roof.

Authorities believe the man was cutting a thick branch when a piece of wood came up and hit him as the branch fell.

He sustained chest and facial trauma. His name hasn't been released.

Fire crews carried the man off the roof by a special ladder and took him to St. Joseph's Hospital.

World Class Arizona

  • APSWorld Class Arizona with Arizona's largest and longest-serving electricity utility. APS serves more than 1.2 million customers in 11 of the state's 15 counties.

Voice For A Better Arizona

About the Author


Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Latest News