Man Gets Arm Caught In Press Machine In Sussex

Rescue personnel work for an hour and 20 minutes to free the man, who was taken to Froedtert Hospital by Flight for Life.

The condition of a 23-year-old man is unknown after his arm was caught in a press machine this morning in Sussex, according to fire department officials. 

Medical and rescue personnel were called to Nature's Path, located at W227 N6088 Sussex Road, at 6 a.m. for a subject trapped in a  press machine. 

For the next hour and 20 minutes rescue crews attempted to free the man from the machine. In all, 16 personnel and six pieces of equipment needed to be used. 

Fire officials also requested maintenance personnel from nearby Quad Graphics who have expertise with press machinery to assist. In addition, Rotating Equipment Repair assisted with numerous tools to assist with the extrication.  

The man was flown to Froedtert Hospital by Flight for Life.

Mike B September 21, 2012 at 01:02 PM
Please let us know if you get more details like a name...
Sarah September 21, 2012 at 01:26 PM
Please do a follow up and let us know that this person is ok.
Brendan O'Brien September 21, 2012 at 06:36 PM
Hi Sarah and Mike, yes will do. I have a call to sources and will update the story when I learn more. Thanks Brendan
Shannon Petravich September 24, 2012 at 04:45 PM
Brendan, Have you found out an update on his condition?
Brendan O'Brien September 24, 2012 at 05:07 PM
Hi Shannon. No, my sources do not have an update yet.


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