On Monday afternoon, a worker was injured and taken to the hospital at the Mid City Scrap Iron & Salvage Company in Westport.

According to South Coast Today.com, “a ladder truck armed with extrication tools and an ambulance responded to an accident about a man trapped in some machinery at the scrap metal processing plant at 548 State Road at 1:50pm.” When firefighters arrived on scene, they found the man lying on the floor. He was then put on a backboard and transported to Rhode Island Hospital.

Company officials stated that they are trying to figure out how the accident happened.

With additional reporting by Sal Lopez

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