Construction worker lowered 20 stories with crane after injury at La Jolla high-rise

Posted at 5:45 PM, Sep 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-21 20:45:25-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — A construction worker had to be lowered from a La Jolla high-rise after being injured Friday.

The extent of the worker's injuries was unclear but crews had to lower the worker 20 stories using a construction crane. Below, San Diego Fire-Rescue responders were waiting to treat the worker.

The worker was conscious and alert, according to SDFD spokeswoman Mónica Munoz.

No further information was immediately available.

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