Exclusives
FacebookTwitterLinkedInGoogle+RSS Feed
Fire EMSEMS TodayEMS Insider

Metal Rod Impales Minnesota Machine Operator

Manitowoc rescue officials said an industrial accident left a man impaled on a metal rod Friday.

The man is hospitalized. His name and condition weren't released Saturday.

Authorities were called Friday morning to Parker Hannifin Corp. and found the man impaled on a metal rod that entered his torso from one side and exited from the other.

The rod was about 10 feet long and a little more than a half-inch in diameter, the Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter said.

Deputy fire chief Todd Blaser said the man was alert and conscious as the paramedic crew treated him.

The company said the man is a machine operator who was injured during a routine procedure.

The accident is under investigation.



RELATED ARTICLES

Midwest Braces for Severe Weather

Oklahoma reels from tornadoes and flooding as more storms are predicted.

Plane Crashes onto Atlanta Interstate

Four people killed when small plane crashes onto interstate after takeoff.

Medics, Officers and FBI Agents save Runners in Philadelphia Race

Two runners suffer cardiac arrest during Broad Street run.

Video: Suicidal Driver Causes Crash on California Interstate

Driver struck a big-rig that hit a passenger van, that overturned.

Medical Services Chief Named to Lead Salt Lake City Fire Department

Deputy Chief Dale developed the department’s first automated, electronic patient care reporting system.

Storm Causes Several Injuries, Rescues in Oklahoma City Area

Fire and EMS crews responded to several incidents as severe weather strikes.

Features by Topic

JEMS TV

FEATURED VIDEO TOPICS

Learn about new products and innovations featured at EMS Today 2015

 

JEMS Connect

CURRENT DISCUSSIONS

 
 

EMS BLOGS

Blogger Browser

Today's Featured Posts

Featured Careers