Man with a chainsaw injury saved by a quick-thinking Deputy

Douglas County, NE – An unidentified man was saved by a quick-thinking Deputy after suffering a chainsaw injury.

Reports say that the victim was on his way to the hospital when he stopped and waved down Deputy Jonathan Smolen. A quick-thinking Smolen pulled out and applied a tourniquet.

The man had accidentally cut his thigh with a chainsaw while attempting to cut a nearby tree nearby.

Smolen called an ambulance, and the man was taken to Bergan Mercy.

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