Man hurt in industrial accident

Epping, Cape town -

A Cape Town man was seriously injured when his hand was caught between the rollers of a machine in Epping on Tuesday morning, paramedics said.

File Photo: Sizwe Ndingane. Credit: INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPERS

“(He) was working on the machine when his right hand got caught and pulled into the rolling machine,” ER24 spokesman Andre Visser said.

The 42-year-old man's colleagues dismantled the machine and freed him. He sustained serious injuries to his right hand up to his wrist.

He was treated at the scene and taken to a local hospital. - Sapa