Lewiston, NY : NY teen, 16, dies, toddler injured after hitting a tree in sledding accident at local park on Saturday, 6th February 2021
A 16-year-old Western N.Y. teen died following a sledding accident Saturday morning when she and a three-year-old riding on a tube hit a tree, according to the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office.
The accident took place around 10 a.m. on a sledding hill at Clyde L. Burmaster Park in the Town of Lewiston. The collision with the tree occurred at the bottom of the hill.
The two, whose names have not been released, were taken by ambulance to the John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital in Buffalo for treatment.
Subsequent to arrival at the hospital, the female was pronounced deceased due to her injuries. The young boy who was riding with her on the tube was treated at the hospital and released.