Firefighters Rescue Man Who Falls Into Trench

Monday, November 9th 2020, 7:19 pm
By: News 9


The Oklahoma City Fire Department rescued a man who fell into a trench in southeast Oklahoma City.

Firefighters responded to the scene just after 6 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Southeast 15th Street and South Central Ave.

Authorities said pipe was being laid at the intersection where the man fell approximately 15 to 20 feet in the trench.

Firefighters lifted the man out of the trench. The man was breathing and alert at the time of the rescue.

He was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries.