Rescue crews pulled out an injured Texas construction worker stuck at the bottom of a trench  in Fort Worth on Wednesday afternoon.  The man was working at a site south of Loop 820 and east of Interstate 35W.

The man was working 5 feet within a tunnel at the bottom of a 20-foot trench when he was injured by equipment, according to the Fort Worth Fire Department.  The worker was 60 feet inside the tunnel about 2:10 p.m., the time of the injury.

Rescue crews pulled the construction worker out of the trench with a stokes basket and a rope-and-pulley system.  He was transported to a local hospital.

Schechter, Shaffer & Harris, L.L.P., Accident & Injury Lawyers has represented the victims of Texas Construction Accidents for over 45 years.  If you have any legal questions, please email us at [email protected].