BLANDFORD, Mass. (WWLP) – A man was rescued from the woods in Blandford on Saturday after being accidentally injured with an arrow by his hunting partner.

Around 3:00 p.m., Massachusetts State Police received a call from a hunter who said he accidentally injured by hunting partner with an arrow. The two were in the woods off of Russell Stage Road in Blandford.

The hunters were located north of the 32.4-mile marker on the Mass. Pike. By 5:00 p.m. Westfield EMS took him to the hospital. No word on the extent of his injuries.

Russell Police and Fire assisted the State Police, the Environmental Police, and the MSP Drone Unit.

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