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Vehicle Falls, Injures Tech

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Jan. 21, 2020—An auto repair shop worker was injured after a vehicle fell off of its lift, reports the Daily Herald.

The lift accident occurred at R&R Truck Repair in Huntley, Ill. Police were called to the scene around 4 p.m. By the time first responders arrived, workers at the shop had used a forklift to move the vehicle off of the victim.

The 29-year-old technician was taken to a local hospital for further evaluation. His current condition is unknown.

For tips on preventing accidents like this at your own shop, read this Ratchet+Wrench story on lift safety.

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