Worker trapped under heavy equipment at Bedford Park plant

Emergency crews rescued a worker trapped under heavy equipment at a Bedford Park plant.

Two ambulances, a fire engine and several other emergency crews were sent to the company in the 6300-block of 73rd Street around 11 a.m. Friday. Bedford Park officials have not released details, but initial reports were that the worker was trapped under 3,000 pounds of collapsed shelving.

A man on a stretcher was brought out of the building around 11:45 and transferred to a medical helicopter. The extent of injuries is not known.
Emergency crews responded to a call of a worker trapped at a Bedford Park plant.

Two ambulances, a fire engine and several other emergency crews were sent to the company in the 6300-block of 73rd Street. Bedford Park officials have not released details, but initial reports were that the worker was trapped under 3,000 pounds of collapsed shelving.

The extent of injuries is not known.


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