3 Men Hurt in Construction Site Accident

5 years 10 months 3 weeks ago March 02, 2011 Mar 2, 2011 Wednesday, March 02 2011 Wednesday, March 02, 2011 3:52:00 PM CST in News
By: Rachel Rice

CAPE GIRARDEAU (AP) - Three men working at a southeast Missouri construction site are hospitalized, one with serious injuries, after falling from a scaffold and then being struck by construction materials.

The Southeast Missourian reports that all three men are in their mid-20s. Their names have not been released. One was flown by helicopter to a hospital with serious injuries. The other two were taken to a hospital by ambulance with moderate injuries.

The newspaper reports the men were constructing a pole barn in northern Cape Girardeau County when a tractor bucket snagged the scaffold, causing them to fall.

 

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