Forestry worker injured after being crushed by 100 foot tree

Fort William, UK – A unidentified forestry worker was injured in Glenloy Forest near Fort William. The man was felling a 100 foot tree, that was 2 feet in girth, when it rolled off the stump and onto his legs and abdomen. He sustained multiple lower limb injuries but luckily the tree missed his chest. Co-workers cut up the tree and freed the man before he was airlifted to Inverness’ Raigmore Hospital. Although his condition is currently unknown, rescuers stated that the man should be just fine.

For more information; http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/scottish-news/woodcutters-lucky-escape-after-100ft-11539658

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-42024307

https://www.thescottishsun.co.uk/news/1851360/wood-cutter-trapped-tree-lochaber-fell-crushed/

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