Man's arm caught in industrial shredder

3:43 PM, Apr 18, 2013   |    comments
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WEST SACRAMENTO, CA - A man suffered serious injuries to his arm when first his sleeve and then his limb became entangled in a large paper shredder Thursday morning.

The accident was on the 1200 block of Triangle Court. West Sacramento Fire Department Battalion Chief Steve Binns said the shredder was large enough to handle entire truck loads of paper products.

By the time first responders arrived, the shredder had been turned off. Binns said fire crews were able to free the man's arm. which was still intact.

Binns said the injuries were not life-threatening.


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