Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Incident occurred July 21, 2015 in Sedley, Southampton County, Virginia

SOUTHAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — A medical helicopter made an emergency landing in Southampton County Tuesday afternoon.

Around 1:45 p.m., VCU’s LifeEvac air ambulance had to land near 18000 Rosemont Road, near Sedley, according to Major Gene Drewery with the Southampton County Sheriff’s Office.

One patient, two crew members and the pilot were on the rotorcraft, and none of them were injured, according to Brian McNeill, a spokesman for Virginia Commonwealth University.

Drewery said Southampton County first responders stayed with the crew until the patient was transferred to another helicopter and transported to a nearby hospital.

McNeil said the cause of the emergency landing is still under investigation.

Source:  http://wavy.com

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