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Worker critically hurt in industrial accident on Sand Island


A 48 year-old man was taken in critical condition to a hospital this morning after he was injured in an industrial accident on Sand Island.

Capt. Terry Seelig, Honolulu Fire Department spokesman, said firefighters and paramedics were summoned at 7:11 a.m. to 5 Sand Island Access Road where they found a worker trapped under under a scissor lift, a mechanical platform that moves vertically.

Firefighters freed the worker and paramedics stabilized the patient before taking him to the hospital.


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