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Man seriously injured after industrial crash at Suffolk construction site

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Posted at 1:07 PM, Apr 26, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-26 13:07:49-04

SUFFOLK, Va. - A man was extricated from a piece of equipment after an industrial crash took place Tuesday morning.

Suffolk Fire & Rescue and Suffolk Police responded to an industrial accident in the 1900 block of Laycock Lane after being notified of the incident at 10:42 a.m.

According to Captain Steven Henkle, a man was operating a piece of equipment at the construction site and was pinned when a dump truck backed into the equipment he was operating.

The man had to be extricated by Suffolk Fire & Rescue personnel.

He was taken via Nightingale to an area hospital with serious injuries that are believed to be non-life-threatening.