CANON CITY, Colo. (KRDO) -- Authorities with the Cañon City Area Fire Protection District are alerting the public of the reopening of Highway 50 following a medical emergency that involved a juvenile being airlifted to a hospital.
At approximately 9:06 this morning, Monday, May 29, the Cañon City Cañon City Area Fire Protection District was called to the 45000 Block of US Highway 50 for a medical call involving an injured juvenile.
Fire, EMS, and Law Enforcement were called to respond to the scene where the patient was transported via medical helicopter to a pediatric medical facility for non-life-threatening injuries.
Authorities with the Cañon City Area Fire Protection District reported Highway 50 would be closed while extraction and transportation efforts were underway:
The highway was closed for 15 minutes before the Cañon City Cañon City Area Fire Protection District stated it was reopened around 9:58 a.m.
At this time, no further information has been released regarding the incident with the juvenile, nor has information been released surrounding the status of their condition.
This is a developing story as we work to gather more details.