Construction worker falls from elevated section of I-4 in downtown Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. — An I-4 Ultimate construction worker was seriously injured when he fell from an elevated section the interstate in downtown Orlando, according to police and firefighters.

The construction worker, who was not identified, fell about 50 to 60 feet from the construction deck of I-4 near Garland Avenue and Pine Street shortly after 1 p.m.

He suffered “critical injuries” and was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center, firefighters said.


Though the man's injuries are serious, he is conscious and breathing, firefighters said.

SGL, the company contracted to complete the I-4 Ultimate project, said it is focusing on the recovery of the worker and investigating the incident.

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