Emergency service in a hurry There was a report of a trapped man at Shirehampton Elementary School in Bristol this morning. He is released from the machine and taken to the hospital, where his condition remains “serious.”
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Firefighters had to use Flood control equipment to rescue a damaged contractor.
It is unknown how the incident happened or in which machine the man was trapped.
The man is said to have been part of a team that completed construction work at a school near the Avon River, west of Bristol.
A spokesman for Avon Fire and Rescue Service said: “The Avonmas and Southmead crew were called to St Mary’s Walk in Shirehampton at 10:49 am.
“When they arrived, they found one victim trapped in a machine.
“Firefighters used hydraulic equipment to rescue the victim from the machine. The victim was in the hands of ambulance service.”
The patient was taken to the hospital by ambulance, but an ambulance was also called.
A spokesman for the Southwestern Paramedics said:
“We have allocated multiple resources, including a hazardous area response team and an air ambulance.
“The case is ongoing and we are treating a seriously injured middle-aged male patient.”
No one else was injured.
“We are supporting fire and ambulance services on the grounds of Shirehampton Elementary School, where a man was injured while operating a machine,” said a spokesman for Avon and Somerset police.
“The incident was reported today (Friday, September 17th) at 10:52 am.
“The man who worked as a contractor was taken to the hospital and continued to make inquiries on-site in collaboration with the Health and Safety Department.”
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