One man was airlifted to a Miami hospital for injuries he sustained in an altercation on 15th Street in Marathon just before midnight Wednesday. Several men were arrested after they attacked deputies attempting to investigate the circumstances of his injuries.
Deputies responded to reports of a fight and found the victim, 48 year old Ignacio Echererria Aguila, lying in the middle of the road. He had severe injuries to his face, including swelling, bruising and lacerations. Paramedics responded and transported him to Fishermen’s Hospital after which he was airlifted to the Ryder Trauma Center in Miami.