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Industrial accident at boating plant in Americus leaves 3 injured, sheriffs say

Industrial accident at boating plant in Americus leaves 3 injured, sheriffs say
Industrial accident at boating plant in Americus leaves 3 injured, sheriffs say(AP (custom credit) | AP)
Published: Jan. 4, 2022 at 6:36 PM EST
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AMERICUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Three people have been injured in an industrial accident in Americus.

According to Sumter County Sheriff Eric Bryant, the accident happened at a boat manufacturing plant on Swett Avenue in Americus around 5 p.m.

A heavy piece of boating equipment they were attempting to unload slid and fell on three workers leaving them injured.

The Sumter County Sheriff’s Office shared in a Facebook post that several emergency vehicles were on scene.

EMS was able to rescue all three workers, but two were life flighted to a nearby hospital. The third was treated on the scene.

There has been an industrial accident at international RV located at the end of Swett Avenue with multiple injuries. That is the reason for so many emergency vehicles earlier.

Posted by Sumter County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, January 4, 2022

There is no word on the current condition of the victims.

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