Worker injured after falling at south Charlotte construction site

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.

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