Construction worker rescued after fall in Chapel Hill - WNCN: News, Weather

Construction worker rescued after fall in Chapel Hill

Posted: Updated:
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -

Emergency crews in Chapel Hill helped rescue a construction worker Wednesday who fell from a concrete pillar.

Officials said the Chapel Hill Fire Department responded to a reported fall just after 3:30 p.m. at 336 West Rosemary Street. Upon arrival, responders found a worker had fallen 10 feet from a concrete pillar onto the top floor of the building under construction.

Fire personnel were able to safely extricate the victim from the scene. The rescue took approximately 35 minutes.

The victim was transported to UNC-Hospitals for treatment.

Powered by WorldNow

1205 Front St., Raleigh
N.C., 27609

Telephone: 919.836.1717
Fax: 919.836.1687
Email: newstips@wncn.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.