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UPDATED: Swimmer flown by Life Star from Misquamicut Beach

By Sasha Goldstein

Publication: theday.com

Published August 03. 2012 3:00PM   Updated August 03. 2012 10:04PM

Westerly — Police said a swimmer was taken to the hospital by Life Star helicopter Friday afternoon following a boogie-boarding accident at Misquamicut State Beach.

The injuries were not life-threatening, according to the Westerly Ambulance Corps, which responded to the scene. The ambulance organization said they responded to calls for several neck injuries Friday.

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