Doctor cuts off man's arm to save his life

The doctor had to amputate the man's arm in pitch darkness after his arm was dragged into a machine


By Will Lyon
Scottish Star

MORAY, Scotland — An engineer who had his arm amputated in pitch darkness after a factory accident was yesterday reunited with the doctor who saved his life.

John Thomson was trying to fix a chain on a conveyor belt when his right arm was dragged into the machine at WN Lindsay grain store in Keith, Moray.

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