Construction Worker Falls Down Elevator Shaft in Northern Liberties - NBC 10 Philadelphia

Construction Worker Falls Down Elevator Shaft in Northern Liberties

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    Construction Worker Falls Down Elevator Shaft in Northern Liberties
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    The worker was carried out of the basement on a backboard before being loaded into an ambulance.

    A construction worker was rescued Tuesday afternoon after falling nearly two stories down an elevator shaft in Philadelphia's Northern Liberties neighborhood, fire officials said.

    The 15-20 foot fall took place inside an apartment complex under construction at 2nd and Widely streets around 12:30 p.m., officials said.

    Firefighters were able to quickly remove him from the building's basement and take him to a waiting ambulance.

    No word yet on his condition.

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