Worker hurt in tree chipping machine accident in suburban Boca Raton

SUBURBAN BOCA RATON, Fla. - A worker was injured Thursday afternoon in a tree chipping machine accident in suburban Boca Raton, according to Palm Beach County Fire Rescue.

At 1:13 p.m., crews responded to reports of a construction accident on the 23000 block of Via Stel, said Cpt. Albert Borroto in a news release.

When crews arrived, they found a worker with their upper extremity caught in the machine.

The victim was transported to Delray Medical Center with traumatic injuries.

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