A building employee was critically injured Saturday by a fall right into a deep trench.
The employee fell about 15 ft into the ditch within the space of Black Forest Highway and Analysis Parkway, the Colorado Springs Fire Department stated in 11:55 a.m. tweet.
The injured employee was taken to a hospital with severe accidents, CSFD stated. The Black Forest Fire Department assisted within the emergency response. Roads within the space had been briefly shut down by the incident.
#ColoradoSpringsFire is on scene of a trench rescue on Black Forest Rd. A building employee fell right into a 15’ deep trench. A number of CSFD corporations responded with @BlackForestFD to help within the rescue. One affected person has been transported to an space hospital in severe situation. pic.twitter.com/aE5lahsm0h
— CSFD PIO (@CSFDPIO) February 4, 2023