Construction worker injured by fall near Highland Colony


RIDGELAND, Miss. (WJTV) – A construction worker helping to build the new Lake Harbour Drive extension bridge fell off while on the job.

According to reports, the man fell about 25 feet from a section of a partially constructed bridge and suffered both a broken leg and head injuries. Medical crews were able to get to him just off I-55, south of the Ridgeland exit.

He was taken to UMMC, Ridgeland Police say he was conscious and talking when he was transported.

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