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Neighbor critically injured with chainsaw

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CHATTANOOGA (WRCB) – A Chattanooga man has been critically injured while helping a neighbor.

CPD says Jona Daniel was cut by a chainsaw on the side and back of his head and on his wrist while holding a ladder for a neighbor.

Investigators say the neighbor jumped from the ladder when the limb he was cutting began to fall. In doing so, police say Daniel was cut with the running chainsaw.

Police say emergency personnel were able to quickly reach Daniel, bandage his wounds and transport him to a local hospital.

Witnesses on-scene said that the tree limb could have easily critically injured both men. No charges have been filed in this incident as it has been considered accidental.

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