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Construction worker injured on job near Pottstown

By 69 News, (follow: @69news), news@wfmz.com
Published On: Jul 22 2013 01:54:30 PM CDT
Updated On: Jul 22 2013 05:39:07 PM CDT

A man in Montgomery County has been hospitalized after being trapped -- the result of a construction accident.

NEW HANOVER TWP., Pa. -

A construction worker was rushed to a hospital Monday after suffering what officials described as "significant injuries" near Pottstown.

The man became trapped beneath an overturned skid loader at a construction site in the 2500 block of Saratoga Road in New Hanover Twp., Montgomery Co., said emergency dispatchers with the Montgomery County Communications Center.

The mishap occurred around noon. The victim was freed by rescue crews and rushed to Lehigh Valley Hospital near Allentown for treatment of injuries to his legs, officials said.