Schenectady, NY (March 29, 2019) – A work-related injury was reported to have occurred on Friday afternoon, March 29th, after a worker became pinned by a tree that he had been removing. Emergency medical crews accompanied police at the scene of the incident, which occurred behind a home located on Van Vranken Avenue at an unspecified time.
According to authorities, emergency rescue crews had arrived at the scene and worked to rescue the man who was pinned by a falling a tree. The worker was reported to have suffered at least minor injuries as he had his leg trapped underneath debris and required immediate medical attention.
At this time, it has not been stated as to whether or not the worker has been hospitalized, as very few details have been released. The name of the victim has not been provided but authorities said that he is expected to make a full recovery.
New York construction accidents and other work-related injuries occur almost every day and commonly result in critical or fatal injuries. Before moving on, we would, first and foremost, like to extend our sincerest sympathies to the injured worker, as we preserve our highest hopes for his full recovery.
At Hach & Rose, we understand that there is almost nothing as challenging as recovering from an unexpected injury. We have made it our duty to hold inattentive parties and other entities, such as employers and manufacturers of work equipment, liable for their actions and other forms of negligence. As members of the community, our attorneys are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have regarding your involvement in a personal injury accident.
If you have been injured in a construction accident or suffered any form of a work-related injury in New York, please do not hesitate to call us at 212-779-0057 today.
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