SIMI VALLEY – A woman in her 40s had both her legs severed today in a freak accident involving a forklift at a factory, authorities said. The woman, whose name was not released, was injured about 11:10 a.m. at a business in the 1300 block of Kuehner Drive when the forklift she was operating tipped over and fell on top of her, said Capt. Barry Parker of the Ventura County Fire Department. Both her legs were severed at the waist, and she was being treated at Simi Valley Hospital, where she was in critical condition. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!