Worker loses legs in meat grinder accident USA

By Ann Bagel Storck on 6/21/2010
A worker at Jobbers Meat Packing in Vernon, Calif., lost his legs in a meat grinder accident early Saturday morning, according to media reports.

The man's legs were severed above the knees when he became trapped in the grinder, and fire crews took apart the machine to free him, reports said.

The victim, who hadn't been identified as of Sunday night but was described as an adult Latino, was transported in critical condition to a local hospital.