• Worker injured after falling at south Charlotte construction site

    Updated:

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Charlotte Fire Department helped rescue a worker that was injured at a construction site Thursday evening.

    It happened on Midway Park Drive in south Charlotte around 5 p.m. on the fifth floor of the building. Officials said the person fell about eight feet

    Chopper 9 Skyzoom was overhead as crews put the person on a stretcher and lowered the person to safety.

    Officials said the person was taken to the hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries.

    Firefighters said the rescue took 56 minutes to complete.

    Read more top trending stories on wsoctv.com:

    Next Up: