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Worker Hurt At K-State Construction Site

KSAL Staff - February 2, 2015 3:04 pm

A worker was hurt Monday morning at a Kansas State University construction site.

The school says that K-State Police and emergency personnel from the Manhattan Fire Department and Riley County EMS responded to the Vanier Football Complex construction site for a workplace accident.

According to K-State Police Major Don Stubbings, the accident was the result of a concrete form falling onto a worker. One person was transported to Mercy Regional Health Center by EMS for non-life threatening injuries.

Eleven fire department personnel, three EMS and five police officers responded, along with members of the K-State environmental health and safety team. The environmental health and safety team is investigating the accident.