Firefighters rescue injured worker who fell at South End construction site

Firefighters rescue injured worker who fell at South End construction site

Firefighters rescued an injured worker Thursday morning who fell at a construction site in South End.

The Charlotte Fire Department was called around 11 a.m. to reports of a worker who fell at a building under construction on Hawkins Street.

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Chopper 9 Skyzoom flew over the construction site as a first responder was lifted from the ground wearing a harness and holding on to a stretcher.

Crews were able to rescue the worker in about 30 minutes. The worker was taken to a nearby hospital with injuries but is expected to be OK.

Officials have not confirmed what caused the worker to fall, but we’re working to get that information.

Check back with wsoctv.com for updates.