Inmate on Work Release Program Injured in Industrial Accident

Lynchburg, VA - An inmate on work release was hurt in an industrial accident last week according to the Blue Ridge Regional Jail Administrator.According to Tim Trent, John Scott Lambert was involved in a forklift accident at Pure Earth Recycling Technologies in Lynchburg on Thursday. Trent said Lambert was taken to the hospital. Lambert was serving a 12 month sentence for DUI. Trent said the Campbell County Circuit Court approved work release for Lambert, who would return to jail at night. He has now been released on medical furlough.