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Updated: Industrial accident at Honda Transmission Manufacturing

Authorities responded to an industrial accident at Honda Transmission Manufacturing, 6964 State Route 235, Russells Point, Friday night around eight o'clock.

According to Logan County Sheriff's Office dispatcher logs, a man nearly fell into a metal molten vat.

The associate was attempting to change a filter in a machine when he stepped on a fiber blanket near the vat.

The blanket wrapped around the man's leg.

He suffered second and third-degree burns below his knee.

Indian Lake EMS transported the man to the helipad in Bellefontaine.

He was then transported by CareFlight to Miami Valley Hospital.

His injuries were not considered life-threatening.

Honda Transmission has not released the associate's name.

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