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Auto Body Shop Employee Critically Injured

July 27, 2015 by Global Administrator

Auto Body Shop Employee Critically Injured

A Lumberton resident is in critical condition after an incident with a recreational vehicle that occured while he was performing repair work. Here is a summary of the event from Patch.com:

"A Lumberton man is in critical condition after a recreation vehicle fell on him while he was performing repair work on it Tuesday morning, Gloucester Township Police said.

Police were dispatched to the Rocco’s Collision/ Auto Body Repair Shop, 1449 North Black Horse Pike Blackwood, for an employee trapped under a recreational vehicle.

Arriving officers saw that several other employees had already pulled 29-year-old Noah McDonough out from under the vehicle.

Gloucester Township Basic Life Support, Virtua Medics along with the Chews Landing Fire Department arrived on location and were able to stabilize McDonough for transport to Cooper Trauma in the City of Camden where he had emergency surgery for his injuries.

He was stabilized and was in critical condition Tuesday night.

The incident is being investigated by the Gloucester Township Police Department and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)."

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