Shredder truck accident injures 1

Shredder truck accident injures 1

By Eric Sollman - bio | email
Posted by Dana Franks - email

HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - One person was seriously injured early Thursday afternoon in an accident involving a shredder truck in a Research Park parking lot.

Police told WAFF 48 News that part of the motor of a paper shredding truck at 620 Discovery Drive in the parking lot of the Colonial Center at Lakeside came apart, hurting a federal employee. He was taken to Huntsville Hospital with a serious but not life threatening leg injury.

Officials with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration are investigating the incident as part of their standard practice with industrial accidents.