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FD: Man stuck in machine for five minutes in Phoenix, in extremely critical condition

Posted: 3:13 PM, Jul 13, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-14 00:47:00Z

A man is in extremely critical condition after getting stuck in an industrial machine Friday afternoon.

Phoenix fire responded to the area of 61st Avenue and Van Buren Street around 1:30 p.m. after receiving reports of a man stuck in hydraulic bailing equipment.

When fire crews arrived at the scene, the man had already been removed from the machine, a Phoenix fire spokesperson said. The man was stuck in the machinery for five minutes.

The victim was taken to a local trauma center in extremely critical condition.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation. The man's current condition is unknown.



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