SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – A man is seriously injured after being pinned under an excavator Saturday morning in Suffolk.

According to dispatch, Suffolk Fire & Rescue responded for a technical rescue around 9:50 a.m. in the 5900 block of Indian Trail. When crews arrived on the scene, they found a man pinned under an overturned excavator a half mile off of the road.

The tactical rescue team used special rescue equipment and techniques to lift the excavator off the man. The patient was extricated around 10:40 a.m. and was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries.

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