WJTV News Channel 12 - Man rescued after falling into manhole in Fayetteville

Man rescued after falling into manhole in Fayetteville

Posted: Updated:
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -

The Fayetteville Fire Department rescued a man who had fallen about 10 feet into a manhole Monday morning.

Fire crews extracted the 30-year-old man at 8:20 a.m. from the manhole off Rivergate Road at Lake Haven Drive.

Authorities say he fell 10 feet after losing his footing while climbing from the manhole. The man was working in the area on a PWC water and sewer project in the Arran Lakes West Subdivision.

The man was taken to Cape Fear Valley Hospital for evaluation; however authorities said his injuries did not appear to be life-threatening

 

Powered by WorldNow

1820 TV Road
Jackson, MS 39204

Telephone: 601.372.6311
Fax: 804.819.5569
Email: wjtvnews@wjtv.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.