UPDATE: Worker rescued after being trapped under collapsed D.C. building, four others injured

News

WASHINGTON (WDVM) — A man has been rescued after being trapped under a collapsed building at a D.C. construction site on Thursday. D.C. Fire and EMS responded to a total building collapse on the 900 block of Kennedy Street NW. Four other people were injured in the incident.

Officials said that the collapse happened around 3:30 p.m. on Thursday. The five-story building, which was under construction, did not have anyone besides construction workers in it at the time.

Four workers were injured and rescued immediately before being transported to hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries. The man who was trapped has been transported to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

“After an hour and a half of work, D.C. Fire and EMS was able to remove the trapped worker from the rubble. he was trapped under about three floors of debris,” Chief John A. Donnelly, Sr. said during a briefing.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

LATEST VIDEO

NO WAIT WEATHER + TRAFFIC

Rotary International Convention Coming to Houston in 2022

Typhoon In-Fa new Tokyo and Tropics update - Adam Krueger

Tokyo Olympics forecast - Adam Krueger

Weekend Minute Maid Park forecast and 7-Day - Carrigan Chauvin, Star Harvey

Weekend grilling and beach forecast - Star Harvey

Mystery Wire| Are UFOs and cryptid creatures connected?

Feels like forecast for weekend of July 23,2021 - Adam Krueger

Outside/Inside: Weather & Migraines - Carrigan Chauvin

Governor Abbott signs anti-fentanyl legislation into law in Houston

30-day temperature recap & 7-day forecast

Sunrise and today's forecast - Adam Krueger

"Stargirl" August 10 on Cw39

Weather | Child car deaths, a closer look at car VS. Air temperature - Star Harvey

Sunrise and Air quality is an Ozone Action Day - Adam Krueger

1 month rain recap - Carrigan Chauvin

Houston athlete schedule for Japan 2020 - Sharron Melton

New '311' call center for Houston - Sharron Melton

Weather | Recap lack of heat and abundance of rain for the last 30 days

Weather Wednesday (Lightning)

Popular

Don't Miss