A construction worker at the World Trade Center site fell 20 feet, sustaining injuries to the head, neck and back. A New York City Fire Department crew dispatched to assist the injured construction worker at was barred from entering the vicinity, according to a spokesperson for the FDNY, after personnel at the WTC site called for emergency backup. But when the FDNY arrived at the scene, officials from the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey allegedly blocked them from the site, instead insisting that the injured worker be transported by EMS workers outside the accident area.
Construction worker falls at WTC site, FDNY denied access to vicinity
March 08, 2010 06:32PM