A WORKER was airlifted to hospital after he trapped his arm in industrial machinery today (January 18).

Firefighters were called to the incident at Station Road, Hatch Beauchamp, at 2.49pm.

The man was trapped in a band saw and firefighters used hydraulic rescue equipment and small tools to release him.

He was treated by paramedics at the scene before being taken by air ambulance to Frenchay Hospital, Bristol.