One injured in North Suffolk industrial accident
Published 1:26 pm Tuesday, April 26, 2022
A man was flown by Nightingale helicopter to an area hospital with what is believed to be serious, but non-life-threatening injuries Tuesday morning following an accident at a construction site off of Shoulders Hill Road.
According to Suffolk Fire & Rescue Capt. Steven Henkle, a man was operating a piece of equipment in the 1900 block of Laycock Lane and was pinned when a dump truck backed into the equipment he was operating. The call for the incident came in at 10:42 a.m.
The man had to be extricated by Suffolk Fire & Rescue personnel and was taken to the hospital after being treated at the scene.
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Units responding included Engine 5, Ladder 5, Rescue 1, Medic 5, Battalion 2, EMS 2, Safety 1 and Suffolk Police.
The site of the incident is in the area where two housing developments are currently under construction — The Vineyards at Bennett’s Creek Quarter and Iron Horse.