Slingerlands man hurt in snowmobile drag race

Albany County

MADISON, N.Y. (WSYR) — A man from Slingerlands was injured on Saturday during a snowmobiling event in Madison County.

The event “Snow Drags” was being held at the JPK Motor Sports Complex on U.S. Route 20 in the town of Madison on Saturday. County Sheriff’s Deputies received reports of an injured snowmobiler. Upon arrival, deputies found 24-year-old Matthew Muscarella being treated by paramedics.

According to an event coordinator, Muscarella was participating in the event and lost control of his snowmobile. His leg became caught in the machine’s track and Muscarella was ejected from the snowmobile which overturned and landed on top of him.

After being treated on scene by paramedics, Muscarella was transported to Upstate Medical Hospital by Mercy Flight where he underwent surgery for his injuries. He is reported in stable condition.


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