City of Alexandria, VA
Paramedics Treat Construction Worker Injured in Fall
For immediate release: September 14, 2012
WHEN: September 14, 2012
WHERE: Construction site at Madison Street and N. Henry Street
WHO: Alexandria Fire Department
WHAT: At 8:07 am the Alexandria Fire Department responded for a report of a construction worker injured in a fall at a building under construction at Madison Street and North Henry Street. Arriving firefighters and paramedics found a 29 year old construction worker who had fallen approximately 30 feet through an opening in a concrete parking deck under construction. The worker landed on the concrete decking several levels below the opening. Firefighters and paramedics treated the worker at the scene and transported him by ambulance to an area hospital with possible life threatening injuries.
The cause of the accident remains under investigation.
For more information, contact Robert B. Rodriguez, Chief Fire Marshal / Community Services Officer / Alexandria Fire Department, at 703.746.5217 or Robert.Rodriguez@alexandriava.gov