Man airlifted to hospital after becoming trapped in machinery in Brierley Hill

A man has been airlifted to hospital after becoming trapped in machinery in Brierley Hill.

Emergency services, including the air ambulance, were called to Pedmore Road Industrial Estate at just after 7am this morning after a man in his 20s got his arm stuck in machinery.

After being stabilised on scene, the man was airlifted to the major trauma unit

West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman, John Hawker, said: "Crews arrived to find a man in his 20s who had been trapped in machinery by his arm.

“The man received emergency treatment at the scene for his injuries and received pain relief.

“The man’s condition was stabilised and he was transferred by land ambulance to the Air Ambulance which had landed at a car park nearby.

“The man was then airlifted to Queen Elizabeth Hospital major trauma unit for further assessment and emergency treatment.

“Thankfully, the man’s injuries were not considered life threatening.”