Person falls into trench at Austin construction site

AUSTIN, Texas (KXAN) — According to a tweet sent by ATCEMS, rescuers are responding to report that a person fell into a trench at Red River Street and E Cesar Chavez.

The person has been rescued from the hole and is now being transported in an ambulance. ATCEMS said the person has non-life threatening injuries.

Rescuers had requested additional assistance to help the person out of the trench.

According to ATCEMS the person fell into a four foot deep trench.

Rescuers said to expect traffic delays in that area.

The Fairmont construction site is at that location. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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