Man's legs amputated in meat plant accident

VERNON, Calif. The accident occurred at around 3 a.m. at Jobbers Meat Packing Co. Inc at Fruitland Avenue and Downey Road in /*Vernon*/.

The worker's leg was amputated above the knee by the machine, but he was reportedly conscious when paramedics rushed him to a hospital.

/*San Bernardino police*/ say the man was injured by "some sort of meat grinding machine."

The unidentified victim was reportedly in critical condition.

CNS contributed to this report.

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