Worker caught in machine in Scranton

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SCOTT TOWNSHIP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) – Emergency responders were called to the Scranton Times-Tribune Printing Press building on Thursday morning after a worker got her arm caught in the machine.

The incident happened at the paper’s Commerce Drive facility in Scott Township. Emergency crews say somehow, the woman got her arm trapped in the machine that folds newspapers.

Crews had to disassemble the machine to free the woman. She was taken to the hospital, but we do not know the extent of her injuries.


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