Rescue crews free trapped worker in Edina - KTTC Rochester, Austin, Mason City News, Weather and Sports

Rescue crews free trapped worker in Edina


EDINA, Minn. (AP) -- Rescue crews have freed a worker trapped by a slab of concrete at a construction site in Edina.

A man working on an addition to a home was pinned after a dirt wall collapsed inside a trench Wednesday morning. Edina spokeswoman Kaylin Martin says the man's leg was pinned by a chunk of concrete about 4 feet by 5 feet.

The Star Tribune says the worker was trapped about 2 1/2 hours before he was freed and put on a stretcher. There's no immediate word on his condition.

First responders from Hopkins, St Louis Park, Eden Prairie and Minneapolis are assisting.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2001 - 2014 WorldNow and KTTC, a Quincy station.
All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Jodi Neyens at (507) 280-5104. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at