ORLANDO, Fla. - A construction worker was struck by a 7,000-pound pipe Friday afternoon in downtown Orlando, the Orlando Fire Department said.
Officials said the incident was reported shortly before 1:30 p.m. at West Robinson Street and North Hughey Avenue.
The worker was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center with a leg injury, firefighters said.
No other details were given.
SGL Constructors, the contractor of the I-4 Ultimate Project, told Channel 9 that the incident, which involves a subcontractor worker, is under investigation.
Check back and watch Channel 9 Eyewitness News at 4 for live updates on this developing story.
Construction incident at N. Hughey Ave. and W. Robinson St. A worker was struck by 60’, 7,000 pound pipe. The patient was transported to ORMC with a leg injury. OFD units - Engine 101, Tower 1, Heavy Rescue 1, Medic 901, EMS1 and D1 worked to stabilize the patient and pipes. pic.twitter.com/sSl1LntAv9— Orlando Fire Dept (@OrlandoFireDept) September 13, 2019
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