Construction Worker Knocked Into Trench on Buena Vista Street
Firefighters Rescue Worker in Ventura Incident
Ventura, CA (November 20, 2020) – Firefighters rescued a construction worker who was knocked into a trench in Ventura. The incident occurred on the morning of November 20 on Buena Vista Street.
The accident happened in the 1600 block of Buena Vista Street. A piece of heavy equipment hit a construction worker and knocked him into a trench. The man was found in a ditch measuring 3 feet wide and 6 feet deep.
A search and rescue unit rescued the man. The man complained of back pain but was conscious and alert. He was taken to a trauma center for treatment. Cal/OSHA is investigating the case as an industrial accident.