MADISON, N.C. (WGHP) — One person was airlifted to the hospital after a paraglider crash in Madison on Monday, according to Rockingham County Rescue officials.
FOX8 is told a motorized paraglider crashed around 6:08 p.m. on Dan Valley Road.
Crews are waiting for officials from the Federal Aviation Administration to arrive.
The extent of the person’s injuries is unknown at this time.
The FAA released a statement, saying the ultralight vehicle does not meet the criteria to be defined as an aircraft, and in these cases, the FAA defers the investigation to local law enforcement.
This is a developing story.