Loader bucket accident injures one in Cambria

From Mirror staff reports

One person was injured during a loader bucket accident Friday afternoon in Cambria County.

First responders were dispatched at 12:44 p.m. for a reported victim trapped in a loader bucket on Sharp Road in Allegheny Township.

Upon arriving on scene, officials said the victim’s arm was trapped under the operating crane.

Emergency responders worked for more than two hours to extricate the victim, officials said.

The victim was transported by Stat MedEvac, first responders said.

First responders from the Loretto, Gallitzin and Carrolltown fire departments extricated the victim.

Cambria Alliance EMS also assisted at the scene.

The patient’s condition is unknown.


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