Crews Rescue Injured Construction Worker

Friday, Feb 1, 2013  |  Updated 9:46 AM EDT
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Crews Rescue Injured Construction Worker

NBC Connecticut/Shirley Chan

A worker at a construction site in West Hartford was injured and fell onto a wall 25-feet high. Firefighters were called to rescue the worker at the site along Flatbush Ave. and New Park Ave. on Friday.

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Firefighters rescued a worker who was injured on a construction site in West Hartford Friday.

According to police, the worker was struck by a beam around 9: 30 a.m. and fell onto a wall that is about 25 feet in the air.

The accident was at the CTFastrack busway construction site located at the intersection of Flatbush Avenue and New Park Avenue.

Emergency responders used a ladder from a fire truck to reach the injured man and take him down off the wall.  The victim was alert and talking when he was rescued, according to the fire chief.

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