A rural mail carrier has been life flighted to a regional trauma center after being mauled by dogs Friday evening January 19, 2024.
Bulloch County 911 operators, at 6:49 pm, dispatched Bulloch County EMS, Bulloch County Sheriff’s Deputies and Bulloch County Animal Control to a lady being attacked by dogs.
The attack occurred at a home in the 1500 block of Anderson Road in the Nevils community in Bulloch County.
According to public safety officials, when first responders arrived on the scene they discovered the victim was a rural mail carrier who worked out of the Statesboro Post Office. The two large dogs were still at the victim.
Bulloch County Sheriff’s Deputies and Animal Control removed the dogs so paramedics could treat the victim.
Paramedics and first responders treated the mail carrier at the scene and requested a medical helicopter to the scene.
An Air Evac medical helicopter landed on the scene and transported her to the region’s level one trauma center at Memorial Medical Center in Savannah in serious condition.