High-rise rescue at Purdue construction site

An injured worker was removed from a Purdue construction site.

Posted: Jun 18, 2019 2:36 PM
Updated: Jun 18, 2019 5:09 PM

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — An injured worker was removed from a Purdue construction site. 

According to Director of Public Information and Issues Management Tim Doty, around 1:40 p.m. officials received a call of an injured worker at the Agricultural and Biological Engineering building construction site. Crews were moving loads of plywood when an unnamed female worker on the fifth floor was struck in the lower body.

The worker was transported to IU Arnett Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. 

Purdue University Police, Purdue University Fire, and Lafayette FD’s Tech Rescue Team were involved in the response.

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