Serious Industrial Accident in Whiteford
(Whiteford, MD – February 15, 2012) On Tuesday, February 14, 2012, Harford County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to Atlantic Tractor Inc. in the 700 block of Wheeler School Rd., in Whiteford, MD for an industrial accident. Employees working in a nearby office reported hearing a loud noise and rushed to the work shop, where they found their co-worker, Thomas R. Hall, age 47 of Whiteford MD, pinned underneath a tractor that he was repairing.
It appeared that the jack stands being used to support the tractor collapsed, pinning Hall underneath. A co-worker performed CPR on his injured colleague until EMS personnel arrived on the scene. Hall was extricated from beneath the tractor and treated by EMS personnel from the Whiteford Volunteer Fire Company before being transported in serious condition by MSP Trooper 3 to the University of Maryland R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center.
As of Wednesday, February 15, 2012, Mr. Hall was alive and still hospitalized for his injuries.