EAST ALTON - Olin Brass Fire Department along with East Alton Fire Department responded to Wieland Rolled Products formerly known as Olin Brass for an industrial accident around 3:30 a.m Thursday.
Alton Memorial Ambulance called for Arch Helicopter to respond to the scene.
Olin Brass Fire Department responded to a victim pinned by a metal roll. Olin Brass requested the East Alton Fire Department to help free the man with airbags along with setting up a landing zone for Arch Helicopter.
Arch Helicopter arrived and transported the victim to a St. Louis Hospital. The victim was alert and appeared to have a lower-body injury.