A man in Johor suffered serious injuries after getting his ring stuck to the door handle of a lorry
The emergency ward had to seek assistance from the Fire and Rescue Department to remove the ring
Tebrau Fire and Rescue Department operations chief Khairul Azhar Abdul Aziz told the Malay daily that his team received a call at 3.39pm on Monday, 30 November.
He explained that the hospital required the rescue department's help to remove the ring using a special tool.
"The victim said that his finger got stuck to the door handle while getting off a lorry, causing the skin on his finger to tear," he said.
"He went to HSI to receive further treatment and the hospital called firemen to help cut the ring he was wearing."
The victim had to endure about an hour of pain before the ring was finally removed