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Published December 05, 2013, 04:30 PM

Grand Forks woman in satisfactory condition following a snow blower accident

A Grand Forks woman is recovering at Altru Hospital after her foot was run over by a snow blower.

A Grand Forks woman is recovering at Altru Hospital after her foot was run over by a snow blower.

The accident happened at 10:00 Wednesday morning near Circle Drive North.

A 54-year-old women was found with her left leg caught in a snowblower. Paramedics were able to extract the woman's leg by cutting some of the metal blades. A preliminary investigation indicates the woman's husband was snowblowing when the her pant leg got caught in the auger.

The woman was transported to Altru with severe injuries to her leg.

Thursday evening, she's in satisfactory condition.

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