Industrial Accident in Geneva: Employee Trapped in a Machine at Power Packaging on Pillsbury Drive, Airlifted to Hospital


Police and firefighter/paramedics from Geneva responded about 6:28 a.m., Friday October 25, 2019 to a report of an employee trapped in machine at Power Packaging, 2089 Pillsbury Drive, Geneva, IL. A female victim was extricated from the machine prior to arrival of firefighter/paramedics.

The patient was transferred with life-threatening injuries to DuPage Airport where a Superior Air Med helicopter was standing by to transport the patient to a Level 1 Trauma Center.

A second ambulance was dispatched to the scene at Power Packaging for a second patient about 6:34 a.m.

The first patient was transferred from the Geneva ambulance gurney to the Superior Air Med helicopter gurney by 7:20 a.m. The helicopter pilot activated the rotors at about 7:22 a.m., lifted off at 7:24 a.m. and headed southeast from DuPage Airport.

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Power Packaging, founded in 1968, provides manufacturing and packaging services to the world’s largest consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies, according to their website.

The information in this article is an early report published before any summary information was confirmed or released by police or fire authorities.


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