By Staff

WESTFORD (CBS) – A skier was seriously injured Sunday afternoon at Nashoba Valley Ski Area in Westford after a crash that left him trapped under a small shed. The 18-year-old boy suffered “severe” injuries in the crash, firefighters said.

Firefighters were called to remove to removed the skier from under the building around 1:15 p.m. He was unconscious at the time and taken to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center by MedFlight.

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The building was off a trail near the bottom of the Nashoba Slope, which is rated a blue square, for “more difficult,” the ski area said.

“[The] response was almost immediate by bystanders that witnessed it, our ski patrol was there shortly after, and shortly after that the local area EMS transported him,” Nashoba Valley Ski Area President Al Fletcher told WBZ-TV. “It seems as though face lacerations, as well as a head injury, were sustained.”

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The skier’s condition is not currently known.

According to Nashoba Valley Ski Area, he was wearing a helmet at the time.

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No further information is currently available. Staff