Warehouse employee injured in forklift accident

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JAMES CITY COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) —  Crews were called to a manufacturing warehouse in Williamsburg Monday afternoon after an employee was injured.

Emergency crews were dispatched around 11:15 a.m. to Nicewood Enterprises, Inc. on Westmont Drive for a report of a traumatic injury, according to Chief Bob Ryalls with the James City County Fire Department. Medics arrived at the scene at 11:23 .m. and the employee was taken to MCV in Richmond, which is a level 1 trauma center.

Ryalls said the 30-year-old man fell off a forklift and caught his hand, crushing his fingers. The injury was confined to his hand.

The man lives in the Toano area, Ryalls said.

No further information has been released. Stay with WAVY.com for updates as they become available.

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