CLINTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Hunterdon County) – A man was airlifted to a hospital after he fell off a forklift Wednesday afternoon in Clinton Township, according to Clinton Township Police Sgt. Harry P. Bugal Jr.
On December 22, at around 2:18 p.m., the South Branch Emergency Services and Clinton Township Police Department responded to Safavieh International, located at 111 Cokesbury Road, for an industrial accident, Bugal said.
Officers were advised that a 38-year-old man fell approximately 25 feet and suffered head and leg injuries, Bugal said.
A police investigation determined that the man, who was not wearing any safety gear, was on a HiLo Forklift when he lost his balance and fell. He was then flown to Morristown Medical Center, Bugal said.
Police determined this was an accidental industrial incident, Bugal said.