Construction Worker Injured in Accident at Site of Main Library
Man Hit in Head in Riverside Accident
Riverside, CA (June 3, 2020) – A construction worker was injured when he was hit in the head in Riverside. The accident occurred on the morning of June 3 on Mission Inn Avenue.
A 35-year-old man was at a construction site in the 3900 block of Mission Inn Avenue, which is the site of the new Main Library. He was walking on scaffolding 40 feet above the ground when he was hit in the head by a falling object – possibly a spool of wire. Co-workers assisted the man, who was dazed by the blow to the head.
Firefighters arrived to render aid to the injured worker. They extended a ladder to the scaffolding, while paramedics treated the man before bringing him down in a ladder bucket. He was treated for a moderate head injury.