Construction Worker Trapped Under Scaffolding

On Thursday a man needed to be rescued after he fell 12 feet and was trapped underground at a construction site. Around 1:30 PM Otto Hernandez was working on a home in Monsey, when the scaffolding the crew was standing on fell through and the man became trapped underneath the wood. According to News 12 who first reported the accident, the man was rescued by emergency workers within 20 minutes of their arrival and was transported to Westchester Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries. Building Inspectors stated the site is up to code, but temporarily shut it down after the incident.

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