Woman suffers serious leg injury in forklift accident at Harrison Twp. business

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UPDATE @ 9:10 a.m:

A woman suffered a serious leg injury after she was struck by a forklift at FC Industries in Harrison Twp., according to firefighters.

Circumstances surrounding the incident were unclear and under investigation, firefighters said.

She was transported to an area hospital for treatment, but her condition was unknown.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has been requested to the scene. The incident will be investigated by OSHA and the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.

FIRST REPORT

A woman has been transported to an area hospital after she was caught under a forklift at a Harrison Twp. business Friday morning, according to initial reports.

Fire crews were dispatched to FC Industries at 4900 Webster Street on reports of an industrial accident around 7:30 a.m.

The woman was rescued and transported to an area hospital after suffering a leg injury, according to emergency scanner traffic.

The condition of the woman was not known, but her injuries are believed to be non-life threatening, per initial reports.

We’ll update this story as we learn more.