DIXFIELD — A teenager was injured late Saturday afternoon in a snowmobile incident near Mountain View Campground off Route 142.

According to radio traffic to responders, the 16-year-old youth fell off a snowmobile and suffered a possible broken leg.

Dixfield and Mexico firefighters, Dixfield police and Med-Care Ambulance participated in the rescue. The incident is being investigated by Maine Warden Norman Lewis.

Mexico fire Chief Gary Wentzell brought the department’s rescue sled to the scene, onto which the youth was lifted using a litter. He was taken by snowmobile across a field to Mountain View Drive and the ambulance. The teen was then taken to Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston.

Further details about the 4:56 p.m. incident were not available.

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