You can now read 10 articles a month for free. Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.


Boy, 12, injured at Vermont power substation

Continue reading below

Vermont police said a 12-year-old boy was airlifted to a Boston hospital after being injured at an electrical substation in Springfield on Tuesday. Springfield’s police chief said the boy climbed over the substation’s fence, got onto some equipment, and grabbed an electrical line. The Rutland Herald reported that the incident caused downtown Springfield to lose power. A spokesman for Green Mountain Power said early reports were that the boy was ‘‘conscious and moving’’ before he was taken to the hospital.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week