Vernon plumber gets hand stuck in machine

VERNON, Conn. (WTNH) — A Vernon plumber is recovering from a hand injury after getting his hand stuck in a machine on Tuesday morning.

According to police, the plumbing contractor was trying to snake a pipe when the device broke and trapped his hand, at around 11:15 a.m. Fire department first responders arrived and were able to free him after about 10 minutes.

The man was transported to Hartford Hospital to be treat for a hand/finger injury. His injuries are non-life threatening, according to officials.

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