BSI Employee succumbs to work site injuries

An employee of BSI/ASR was seriously injured Friday afternoon by heavy machinery and has since succumbed to those injuries. Ismael Jimenez has been a mechanic with BELCOGEN since 2012 but reports are that sometime between 1 p.m and 2 p.m. on Friday afternoon, he was pinned between two vehicles. We understand that Jimenez was using heavy machinery when the incident occurred. He was rushed to the Northern Regional Hospital where he had to undergo emergency surgery to control severe internal bleeding. A decision was made to transfer him to the Karl Huesner Memorial Hospital for further treatment, but he succumbed to his injuries before being moved.

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