STREAMING NOW: Watch Now

Loogootee man airlifted after a fireworks accident

A Loogootee man was airlifted after a weekend fireworks accident.

Posted: Jul. 2, 2018 3:01 PM

MARTIN COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - A Loogootee man was airlifted after a weekend fireworks accident.

It happened Saturday morning in Shoals.

Police say they took the 911 call about the accident on Mill Road.

The caller said they were taking the injured man, 49-year-old John Osborne to the parking lot RJ's Convenience Store.

First responders quickly arrived, and after seeing Osborne's hand injury called for a medical helicopter.

Osborne was airlifted to the University of Lousiville Hospital.

His current condition is unclear at this time.

Article Comments

Terre Haute
Broken Clouds
35° wxIcon
Hi: 74° Lo: 49°
Feels Like: 35°
Robinson
Clear
35° wxIcon
Hi: 73° Lo: 48°
Feels Like: 35°
Indianapolis
Overcast
38° wxIcon
Hi: 69° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 38°
Rockville
Broken Clouds
35° wxIcon
Hi: 72° Lo: 48°
Feels Like: 35°
Casey
Clear
42° wxIcon
Hi: 73° Lo: 49°
Feels Like: 42°
Brazil
Broken Clouds
35° wxIcon
Hi: 72° Lo: 49°
Feels Like: 35°
Marshall
Broken Clouds
35° wxIcon
Hi: 73° Lo: 49°
Feels Like: 35°
A beautiful Easter Sunday.
WTHI Planner
WTHI Temps
WTHI Radar

Latest Video

Image

Saturday Night Weather Update

Image

Craft Beer Festival

Image

Gym offers special workout for Easter

Image

Man killed by passing car

Image

Windy and cold

Image

Good Friday Jonah Fish Fry

Image

Junior Beta Club Auction

Image

Next Step Passover

Image

Attempted Parke County jail escape

Image

The last freeze of the year

WTHI Events