Chainsaw victim flown to EMMC

By Fran Gonzalez | Oct 31, 2019

Brooks — A 69-year old Morrill man was critically injured yesterday while cutting wood with a chainsaw on Veterans Highway in Brooks.

According to the Waldo County Sheriff's Office, at approximately 1:36 p.m. Oct. 30, James Sprague injured himself on the neck with his chainsaw.

Police said Sprague was able to call in the emergency himself.

He was flown by Lifeflight of Maine to Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor, where he underwent surgery yesterday.

This story will be updated as additional information becomes available.

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