Man Injured in Snowmobile Accident in Chatfield

Created: 02/03/2014 4:34 PM

(ABC 6 News) – A snowmobiler was injured after crashing his sled into a revenue near Chatfield.

It happened on Sunday just before 4:00pm. The driver, Tyler Gehling,  was riding on a trail going roughly 30 mph when he almost hit a bridge, swerved, then crashed into the ravine.

He broke both of his femurs and was taken to the hospital by Chatfield Ambulance. Gehling told police blowing snow hindered his visibility. Police are still investigating the crash.

Photo credit: MGN