A worker was critically injured after being trapped in a trench on a New York construction site
A construction worker suffered serious personal injury after he got stuck in a pit at a construction site on the Lower East Side in N.Y.C.. The worker was working in a 10 to 12 foot trench that had been excavated to repair a leaking pipe when the accident happened. Mud, dirt and debris started to collapse on the man and and he got trapped up to his chest for an hour until he could be rescued.
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