West Babylon, NY – 72 year old Robert Fischer was seriously injured in an accident involving a wood chipper on Sunday. Police stated that Fischer was using the machine when his right leg got caught and was pulled into the chipper. His son was able to free him from the wood chipper but not before his leg was partially amputated. Fischer was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip. Police say the wood chipping equipment was impounded for a safety check and OSHA was notified of the incident.
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