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Brierley Hill worker flown to hospital after being trapped in machinery
11:36am Thursday 20th March 2014 in Local
A BRIERLEY Hill worker was flown to hospital with arm and chest injuries after being trapped in machinery in Brierley Hill.
The incident happened at an industrial unit on Pedmore Road Industrial Estate at 7am today (March 20).
An ambulance, a rapid response vehicle, an ambulance officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford with a medic on board attended the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a man in his 20’s who had been trapped in machinery by his arm.
“The man received emergency treatment at the scene for his injuries and received pain relief.
“The man’s condition was stabilised and he was transferred by land ambulance to the Air Ambulance which had landed at a car park nearby.
“The man was then airlifted to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Major Trauma unit for further assessment and emergency treatment.
“Thankfully, the man’s injuries were not considered life threatening.”
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