Video: Man seriously injured in diving accident in Chatham

7-4-16 Chatham Med flight

CHATHAM – A man was seriously injured in a diving accident in Chatham.

Rescuers were called to the remote North Beach Island area around 6:30 p.m. where the victim reportedly suffered a spinal injury while diving into the surf.

A Chatham harbormaster’s vessel was used to reach the island.

The victim was brought to the Chatham Municipal Airport to meet a MedFlight helicopter for transport to a Tufts Medical Center in Boston.

Further details were not immediately available.

Photo and video by Jake O’Callaghan/CWN

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