First responders rescue construction worker after 25-foot fall in Williamsburg

First responders rescued a construction worker who fell 25 feet into a trench in Williamsburg this morning. The incident occurred at Bedford Avenue and North

The incident occurred at Bedford Avenue and North

The incident occurred at Bedford Avenue and North 4th Street at around 11:30 a.m. (Credit: News 12)

WILLIAMSBURG - First responders rescued a construction worker who fell 25 feet into a trench in Williamsburg this morning.

The incident occurred at Bedford Avenue and North 4th Street at around 11:30 a.m.

EMS officials say crews had to use a ladder, rope and a basket to get the man out.

The victim, whose name has not yet been released, was taken to Bellevue Hospital in serious condition. He is expected to survive.

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