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Aaron Wetzel flown to the hospital after snowmobile crash

Published On: Dec 17 2013 10:32:00 PM EST   Updated On: Dec 18 2013 02:52:37 PM EST

We're following breaking news out of Centre Township where a snowmobiler is seriously injured after an accident.


A man was flown to the hospital following a snowmobile accident in Berks County.

Aaron Wetzel and a group of friends were snowmobiling in a field in Centre Township when Wetzel, 28, of Hamburg, fell off his snowmobile and was hit by another snowmobile, state police said.

The accident happened in a field in the area of Easter Street and Centerport Road around 8:15 p.m. Tuesday.


Wetzel was flown to a hospital for treatment of severe head and leg injuries, police said.

The accident does not appear suspicious, police said.