11-year-old rescued after sledding accident in Tipp City, Ohio

Police say the youth slid down a steep hill and slid onto the ice

A sledding accident in Tipp City sent an 11-year-old boy to the hospital.
Photo courtesy of WDTN

TIPP CITY, Ohio (WDTN) – A sledding accident in Tipp City sent an 11-year-old boy to the hospital.

According to the Troy Daily News, officers were called to Tip Top Canning Road off First Street after 11 a.m. Saturday and found the boy stranded on an ice pond.

Police say the boy slid down a steep hill and onto the ice.

A Tipp City police officer crossed the ice-covered pond to rescue the boy and got him safely to shore. First responders then used ropes to pull him up the embankment.

The boy was taken by CareFlight to a local hospital.

The 11-year-old’s name and condition have not been released.

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