A vendor for the upcoming ArtHamptons show on Millstone Road in Bridgehampton was hospitalized after a severe electrical shock this week, in an accident setting up for the show.
According to Southampton Town Police, the man, who has not been identified, was installing an air conditioning unit into one of the tents on Millstone Road on Tuesday morning when there was an electrical surge. He was taken to Southampton Hospital for treatment and as of Tuesday afternoon was in a medically induced coma, according to Sergeant William Kiernan of the Southampton Town Police.
It was unclear what caused the accident, and police are investigating the incident. A further update on the man’s medical condition was not available.
ArtHamptons was scheduled for Thursday, July 11, through Sunday, July 14, at the Sculpture Fields of Nova’s Ark in Bridgehampton.