ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) — St. Petersburg rescue personnel responded to a home under construction after a construction worker fell off scaffolding a home on Bayshore Boulevard, according to officials.
St. Petersburg Fire Rescue said the scaffolding did not collapse during the worker’s fall. Paramedics found the worker in critical condition and applied “life-saving interventions” before taking the victim to the emergency room.
The victim remains in critical condition at Bayfront Health St. Petersburg, according to a fire rescue representative.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration was also notified of the incident, the representative said. St, Petersburg police are waiting for the administration to investigate the scene.
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