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August 29, 2014 at 3:30 PM

Man pinned beneath van in North Seattle

Update at 3:43 p.m.: Van tires rolled on top of victim’s head. The man, in his 60s, is in critical condition with life-threatening injuries.

Original post: A man was severely injured Friday afternoon when he was pinned beneath a van in North Seattle, according to the Seattle Fire Department.

The man was working on the van in the 14300 block of Stone Avenue North when it somehow rolled on top of him, trapping him, Seattle Fire officials said.

Firefighters used air bags to lift the van and free the man. He was revived with CPR and taken to Harborview Medical Center.

The Fire Department said the man suffered a head injury. His condition was not immediately known.

 

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