Worker Stuck in Mud After 25-Foot Deep Trench Collapses in Queens
KEW GARDENS — Firefighters rescued a construction worker who got stuck in a 25-foot deep trench in Kew Gardens after its walls collapsed Tuesday afternoon.
The worker got trapped in mud at the construction site at 119-02 83rd Avenue about 4:49 p.m., the fire department said.
First responders were not able to get him out until after 7 p.m., and he was taken to Jamaica Hospital in stable condition, the FDNY added.
It was not immediately clear what caused the collapse.