Ventura Firefighters Rescue Worker Trapped In Ditch
Friday November 20, 2020
(Photo courtesy Ventura Fire Department)
City of Ventura firefighters Friday morning rescued a construction worker who was trapped in a ditch.
The incident happened at the north end of Buena Vista Street.
The adult male victim was trapped in a 3x6 foot ditch and a backhoe was blocking rescuers from getting to him.
They reported the worker was conscious and complaining of back pain.
Firefighters conducted what's called a technical rescue.
The man was taken by ambulance to the hospital to be checked out.
An investigation into the incident was being conducted.