Casualty airlifted after industrial accident

A person has been airlifted to hospital after being trapped in an industrial conveyor.

Sunday, 9th July 2017, 11:46 am
Updated Tuesday, 18th July 2017, 8:27 am

The Lancashire Urban Search and Rescue Team was called out to a commercial property on Horby Road, Claughton, near Lancaster, after a person became trapped under an industrial conveyor, fire crews said.

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Fire fighters from Bolton-le-Sands worked with paramedics and used specialist equipment to release the casuality, who was airlifted to hospital at around 9am on Saturday.

Their condition is not known.