Industrial Accident Injures Employee

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WACO (August 10, 2010)-Emergency crews were called to the scene of an industrial accident in Waco where it was reported that a heavy piece of equipment fell on an employee.

Waco Fire Department and an East Texas Medical Center ambulance responded around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday to Waco Boom Company, Ltd., located in the 400 block of Texas Central Parkway.

According to an employee at the scene, a 2-3 ton aerial lift device fell on a worker’s leg, crushing it and trapping the man.

Emergency crews freed the man and transported him to an area hospital.

The man’s name and condition were not immediately available.

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