Woman hit by snowmobile while tubing near Peter Sinks, flown to U of U hospital

Feb 4, 2023, 4:10 PM | Updated: 7:26 pm
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Peter Sinks, Utah, where temperatures reached -62 Fahrenheit Monday morning. (KSL Chopper 5)
(KSL Chopper 5)

CACHE COUNTY, Utah — A woman needed medical attention after being hit by a snowmobile while tubing near Peter Sinks Saturday afternoon.

At approximately 3:15 p.m., the Cache County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue team was notified of the accident near the Peter Sinks in Logan Canyon.

A group was tubing in the area when they tied their tubes together in a “train” and went down the hill, according to the sheriff’s office. Meanwhile, a snowmobiler had begun to go up the hill with a juvenile.

“The snowmobile had slowed down when a collision occurred with the snowmobile and the “train” of tubers going down the hill,” reads the office’s statement. “As a result, a 34-year-old female sustained significant facial injuries and back injuries.”

Bystanders began basic first aid at the scene until first responders arrived with an AirMed medical helicopter. The woman was transported to the University of Utah Hospital for further medical treatment.

“The Cache County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind everyone to be careful and attentive while recreating during this winter season,” reads the statement. “We encourage everyone to get out and enjoy the many opportunities our mountains provide. But, it is important to be aware of the environment and other recreating individuals while doing so.”

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Woman hit by snowmobile while tubing near Peter Sinks, flown to U of U hospital