Girl badly injured in Yates County farm accident

John Christensen

14-year-old Erma Zimmerman was working on her family's farm in Jerusalem near a piece of equipment when she became entangled and entrapped within it around 5 p.m. Tuesday afternoon (May 31).

Yates County Sheriff's Deputies, Penn Yan's Fire Dept., Penn Yan Volunteer Ambulance Corps, and Medic 55 responded to the scene to extricate and treat the girl before she was airlifted by Mercy Flight helicopter to Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. As of Wednesday morning, she was listed in guarded condition.