MPD: Employee unloading semi-truck found unconscious suffered medical event, not workplace injury

Incident considered medical event

MADISON, Wis. - The Madison Police Department called Occupational Safety and Health Administration investigators to respond to the 1300 block of West Badger Road Monday morning after an employee was taken to a hospital. 

The worker was unloading a semi-truck and was found unconscious, according to police. He was trapped between a large cart and side of the truck, and his condition was life-threatening.

Investigators said Tuesday that the the incident was a medical emergency, not a work-related injury.


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