Firefighters rescued a woman who became trapped in machinery during an industrial accident in St Helens.
Crews were despatched to a site in Normans Road, Sutton, on Thursday at around 3pm.
It is believed the woman was trapped in machinery at a plant on the industrial estate.
A spokesman for Merseyside Fire and Rescue said: “Three fire engines and the Search and Rescue Team attended the scene.
“Firefighters assisted paramedics in helping a woman in to a helicopter for transportation to hospital.
“A fire engine was temporarily stationed on Reginald Road to manage traffic.
“Crews remained at the scene for around 40 minutes.”