A 37-year-old man was rescued by Yell County emergency responders Saturday, November 20th after sustaining injuries in an accident while hunting.

At 9:55 a.m., Saturday morning, Danville Off-Road Rescue, Pinnacle EMS, Yell County Sheriff's Department, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, LifeNet Air and a host of volunteers responded to a remote area located off of State Highway 28, approximately four miles northeast of Gravelly after the hunting accident occurred.

Emergency personnel traveled to the hunters location and discovered he had sustained significant injuries from falling from a tree stand. The hunter received initial treatment by Pinnacle EMS who transported him to a landing zone in Gravelly. Once he was stabilized by Pinnacle EMS, he was transported by air by LifeNet Air Ambulance to UAMS in Little Rock for treatment.

At the time of this story, the identity of the hunter, the injuries he sustained in the accident and his current condition is unknown.

Many thanks are offered to Yell County emergency responders for performing this rescue and for helping save a life.