The incident began at around 9 a.m. The worker was pulled from the trench at around 9:50 a.m.
Two construction workers became trapped in a trench in Boonton Township, New Jersey Wednesday afternoon, and published reports said both were believed to be dead.
The worker was digging a hole for a septic tanks when a support wall fell, pinning the man’s leg, investigators said.
A man was hospitalized Monday evening after being rescued from a narrow, eight-foot-deep hole at a construction site in Brooklyn.
Firefighters rescued a construction worker from a muddy trench in the Kew Gardens section of Queens early Tuesday evening.