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Crews Rescue Man Hurt In A Trench

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A construction worker was rescued from a 2-story deep trench Friday morning in Aurora. (credit: CBS)

A construction worker was rescued from a 2-story deep trench Friday morning in Aurora. (credit: CBS)

AURORA, Colo. (CBS4)- Aurora’s technical rescue team was called into action on Friday to help a man who was hurt while working in a trench two stories deep.

It happened at about 11:20 a.m. Friday south of the Colfax and Sable intersection east of Interstate 225.

A construction worker was struck by a big clump of dirt and needed help getting out of the trench.

Rescue teams were able to get the man out with ropes and a stretcher. He wasn’t seriously hurt but taken to the hospital to get checked out.

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