10-year-old impaled by rebar in sledding accident


JARRETTSVILLE, Md. - A 10-year-old girl was injured after she was impaled in the back with piece of rebar following a sledding accident Monday.

Harford County Fire and EMS spokesman Rich Gardiner said the incident occurred around 11:30 a.m. in the 3600 block of Anderson Lane in Jarrettsville.

Dep. Chief Ben Kurtz of the Jarrettsville Volunteer Fire Co. said units arrived and found the girl impaled on a piece of rebar sticking out of the ground. Kurtz said the girl was alert and talking but in pain.

She was then extricated and transported to Johns Hopkins Children's Hospital, where she was in the pediatric intensive care unit, Kurtz said.

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