This morning (Aug. 20) a 59-year-old logger in Sabattus was pinned to a tree with a broken leg.
According to WGME, he was hooking up trees to a skidder, when one of them broke free and pinned his leg. He was able to reach a chainsaw to free himself.
A logger in Sabattus suffered a broken leg this morning, after a tree broke free from his skidder and pinned him to another tree: https://t.co/oy2U0gLW8b
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— CBS 13 News (@WGME) August 20, 2020
This is one of those wow stories. By the time the logger used a chainsaw to free his own badly broken leg and make it to the skidder to call for help, he was losing consciousness. reporting by @sunjournalhttps://t.co/swTzhgrM1s
— Portland Press Herald (@PressHerald) August 20, 2020