Man critically hurt in tree-trimming accident

LAS VEGAS  -- A man is in critical condition after he was knocked out of the tree-trimming basket he was in by a truck.

According to Metro Police, the accident happened at around 12:30 p.m. Friday. The victim was trimming trees for Cox Communications in a neighborhood near Sandhill and Russell roads, when a truck ran into his truck, knocking him out of the lift.

He landed on the pavement and suffered critical injuries. He was taken to Sunrise Hospital trauma.


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