Emergency crews get stuck responding to snowmobile accident, driver injured

Detroit Lakes, Minn. (Valley News Live) It was a tough rescue on a Becker County lake when a man called 911 saying he broke his leg on a snowmobile and needed help.

The Becker County Sheriff's Department says the call came in on Wednesday, March 13 around 5:40 p.m. to Cotton Lake, near Detroit Lakes.

Emergency crews tried to use a side-by-side ATV with tracks to rescue the victim. However, the ATV got stuck in the snow/slush mix from the recent rain.

Eventually, fire crews say they were able to rescue 26-year-old Nicholas Hanson of Rochert.

He was taken to the hospital. His condition is unknown.