800 Pound gate falls on man in El Mirage

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By Mike Gertzman By Mike Gertzman

EL MIRAGE, Ariz. -- A man in El Mirage was trapped under a wrought iron gate after the 700-800 pound gate fell on him while he was opening it, according to an El Mirage Fire Department release.

The El Mirage Fire Department responded to a call at approximately 1 p.m., but El Mirage police officials had already arrived and lifted the gate off the man by the time that they arrived.

The victim suffered injuries to his left leg and pelvis. The extent of the injuries is unknown, but the victim was turned over to emergency room staff in stable condition.