UPS Worker Gets Arm Stuck in Conveyor Belt

A worker at a Hartford UPS facility suffered major injuries to his arm Wednesday night after getting it stuck in a conveyor belt, said a fire official.

Emergency crews responded to 90 Locust Street just after 10:00 p.m., according to Fire Captain James McLoughlin.

It took 40 minutes for firefighters and paramedics to free the worker's entangled arm from the machine.

"He lost a lot of blood, but was conscious and alert," Captain McLoughlin said.

The man was rushed to Hartford hospital in unknown condition. It is not clear if the arm would need to be amputated.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration will conduct an investigation Thursday morning.

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