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Man injured sledding at James Park

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The Evanston Fire Department says a 31-year-old man was critically injured late Sunday afternoon on the back side of the hill at James Park when the sled he was riding hit a tree.

A child riding with the man was thrown from the sled in the accident. The child’s injuries are reported to not be life-threatening.

Fire Department paramedics transported the man to St. Francis Hospital where he’s reported in stable condition with cervical and cranial fractures and a concussion.

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