NEW LONDON, CT (WFSB) – A woman was seriously injured after being crushed in a compactor in New London Wednesday afternoon.

Police were called to NSA Supermarket on South Frontage Road around 3:19 p.m.

When officers arrived on scene, a woman was found inside a commercial compactor. Officials said it was apparent the woman has been inside the compactor during its operator for a period of time.

The woman was severely injured and brought to L&M Hospital for care.

Police said the woman was not a store employee, but did not elaborate on what she was doing inside of the store.

The incident remains under investigation.

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