Construction Worker Fell 120 Feet and Survived

A Kansas construction worker fell 120 feet and has surprisingly survived during a work-related accident. According to the Pratt County Sheriff, two men were working on a wind turbine when they both fell off on Sunday morning near Pratt. The workers were repairing a blade on a wind generator when one worker fell over a hundred feet. Emergency responders found the man coherent but was seriously injured. Emergency responders were shocked when the man was able to stand after the fall. The other worker was found 120 feet in the air, hanging from his safety harness. The man was safely lowered in a construction basket. He was not seriously injured. It is unknown what caused the accident or if one of the workers was not wearing his safety harness. According to General Electric, they are investigating the accident and have not released the workers' names.

Construction accidents happen every day and can change your life forever. Accidents on construction sites can leave victims with serious injuries or even cause the death of a worker. It is in your best interests to reach out to a personal injury attorney who specializes in construction accidents. If you or your loved one has recently been injured in a construction accident, allow a St. Louis personal injury attorney from Meyerkord & Kurth, LLC, to review your case. We will diligently explore your legal options and help you understand the next step towards fair compensation. Contact us today and speak directly to one of our skilled legal professionals about your construction accident.
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