The accident occurred around 3:45 p.m. Wednesday when the trench gave way while the workers were excavating a drainage pipe.
Firefighters rescued a construction worker from a muddy trench in the Kew Gardens section of Queens early Tuesday evening.
Police officers and firefighters rescued a man trapped for more than two hours in an eight foot trench in Westfield Saturday.
A Greenwich official says a man has died after a concrete slab collapsed on him, killing him instantly as he worked in a trench.
Sunbathers at Jones Beach had some extra water to contend with Monday after Hurricane Earl caused the ocean to flood most of the State Park on Long Island.