Worker Seriously Injured After Falling From Scaffolding in Southwest
8:15 AM 400 blk Water St SW construction worker fell 10 ft from scaffold onto plate glass window. Tx serious injs. pic.twitter.com/4Q1Iccrbib
— DC Fire and EMS (@dcfireems) July 11, 2016
A construction worker was seriously injured after falling from scaffolding in Southwest earlier this morning.
The incident happened on the 400 block of Water St. SW around 8:15 a.m., according to D.C. Fire and EMS spokesman Oscar Mendez. The worker fell nearly 10 feet onto a plate glass window.
Rescuers rushed the seriously injured worker to the hospital shortly after the fall, Mendez said.
Photo via D.C. Fire and EMS