Industrial Accident

At approximately 12:55 PM on Wednesday April 8, 2009 Saskatoon Police responded to a 9-1-1 call regarding an Industrial Accident in the 1300 block of Avenue O South.

A 46 year old male was engaged in removing a large tree while in the bucket of a vertical lift truck. The chainsaw he was using kicked back and he sustained non-life threatening injuries to his left arm. He was immediately transported to St. Paul's Hospital by his co-workers after the incident occurred.

The male is scheduled for emergency surgery.

(Occurrence Number: 09-29881)