Man pinned under forklift at Lino Lakes business

2:47 PM, Aug 15, 2012   |    comments
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LINO LAKES, Minn. - Authorities say a man has been taken to the hospital after being pinned under a forklift at a business in Lino Lakes Wednesday morning.

Centennial Fire Chief Jerry Streich tells KARE 11 the male victim drove the forklift off a loading dock and was pinned under the forklift around 7:45 a.m. at a business called Hillyard The Cleaning Resource.

Crews were able to extract him from under the forklift.

The victim was transported to North Memorial Medical Center.  

The victim sustained severe injuries to an arm and a leg according to police.  

Lino Lakes Police continues to investigate the incident.

Hillyard is located at 274 Apollo Drive.

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