YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – One man is hospitalized after an apparent industrial accident Wednesday morning in Youngstown.
City firefighters were sent to Brilex Industries’ plant on Andrews Avenue just before 9:30 a.m. WKBN was told that an employee was moving a large piece of steel when it fell on top of him, causing what rescue crews called severe trauma to one of his legs.
Firefighters say the victim’s co-workers immediately started first aid and got the steel off of him by the time the crews arrived.
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The victim was taken to Saint Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown. His condition is not known at this time.