Man transported to Strong Memorial after severe laceration in Medina

MEDINA, N.Y. (WIVB) – A 29-year-old man was flown to Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester via Mercy Flight Wednesday evening after suffering a lacerated artery.

The man had fallen into a window, causing severe injury to his arm. He sustained extreme blood loss from the injury.

A village of Medina police officer was flagged down for help by a bystander around 6:39 p.m. Wednesday. The officer assisted the patient and called Orleans County Sheriff’s dispatch for help. Village of Medina Police, Village of Medina Fire, and EMS crews responded to the scene. Crews immediately applied a tourniquet to the man’s arm to stop the hemorrhage.

Once stabilized, the patient was transported to the helicopter landing zone and flown to Strong Memorial by Mercy Flight at 7:10 p.m.

His condition was not known by officials as of Wednesday morning. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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