Cops: Landscaper airlifted with serious injuries after tree trimming accident

A Suffolk Police Medevac. (File photo)

A landscaper was seriously injured in Southold on Wednesday afternoon when a large branch fell on his head, according to Southold Town police.

The Peconic man was flown to Stony Brook University Hospital for treatment. First responders from the Southold Fire Department and the Stony Brook First Responder Unit treated the victim, who could not move his legs, at the scene before the Suffolk Police Medevac arrived.

The Timothy Coffey Nursery landscapers were cutting trees on South Harbor Road when the accident occurred just before 1 p.m., police said.

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