‘Likely vegetative state’: Young skier hospitalized after colliding with tree at Eldora
A skier who collided with a tree Tuesday is in the hospital with a severe brain injury, according to a statement posted online by the victim's family friend. According to a spokesperson for the Eldora Mountain Resort, the accident happened at roughly 3:45 p.m. and Ski Patrol responded to treat the skier at the scene. He was transported to Boulder Community Hospital via helicopter.