2 Surry County children injured in sledding accidents

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SURRY COUNTY, N.C. — Two children were hurt in sledding accidents in Surry County, according to EMS Director John Shelton.

A 10-year-old Mount Airy boy was seriously injured in a sledding accident Tuesday afternoon near a residence in the 1000 block of North Street.

Surry County Emergency Medical Services personnel responded to the incident at 4:51 p.m. Shelton said the child slid into the roadway and hit the front of a vehicle traveling on North Street.

The child was transported to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in critical condition.

On Monday at 3:22 p.m., a 4-year-old boy was injured when he collided with a tree near a residence in the 200 block of Lynchburg Road in Pilot Mountain.

The 4-year-old was taken to Baptist hospital in serious but stable condition.