Construction Worker Impaled At Hospital In Boca Raton

Worker Impaled At Boca Regional Hospital

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New information has been learned about a construction accident at a South Florida hospital.

Boca Raton Fire Rescue says a worker was impaled and pinned under a partial wall that collapsed while work was underway on an expansion project at Baptist Health Boca Raton Regional Hospital.

It happened around 9 a.m. Tuesday at the medical facility that is close to FAU.

A rescue basket had to be used to pull the injured worker to the ground. He was airlifted to Delray Medical Center as a trauma alert.

OSHA is investigating.

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