ODENTON, Md. - A 40-year-old construction worker had his right leg nearly amputated while working at an Odenton construction site Thursday morning, Anne Arundel County Fire Department reports.
Around 8:15 a.m., emergency crews responded to the 2600 block of Conway Road and found the victims suffering from an incomplete amputation of the right leg as a result of being struck by a piece of heavy equipment operating at that site.
The worker was transported by Maryland State Police MedEvac to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore with serious, non-life threatening injuries. A firefighter at the scene also suffered a minor injury and is being treated at a local hospital.
Maryland Occupation Safety and Health (MOSH ) and the Anne Arundel County police are currently investigating the incident. No other injuries were reported.
This accident came just days after a 25-year-old construction worker was killed after a trench collapsed on hime while he was building a deck in Severn.
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