Worker in Critical Condition After Getting Stuck in Machinery at Cascades Facility
November 23, 2021
Niagara Falls, NY (From news reports) - A worker at the Cascades containerboard packaging facility in Niagara Falls sustained serious injuries on Friday, November 19th when he got caught in a piece of heavy machinery.
The accident took place at about 8:35 p.m. inside the facility, situated between Packard Road and 47th Street.
The victim, identified as a 40-year-old male employee, became trapped in a huge roller that is used to feed paper.
Niagara Falls Police and fire crews both responded.
A firefighter performed CPR on the victim at the scene. He was then transported to Erie County Medical Center where he is currently listed in critical but stable condition.