Construction worker stuck in trench for nearly 2 hours

9NEWS @ 9. 9/14/2016

COLORADO SPRINGS - A construction worker was stuck for nearly two hours after he fell in a trench in Colorado Springs.

Firefighters say the 30-year-old man was working on a water line near the Braodmoor when the trench collapses around him.

He was partially buried, but rescuers were able to stabilize the walls of the trench and pulled him out.

They say he was conscious the entire time, but was taken to the hospital for evaluation.

Copyright 2016 KUSA


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