Construction Worker Injured At Brooklyn Site

By Theodore Parisienne               Posted – 7:49PM

The injured worker is seen here at 138 Willoughby Street in Brooklyn on Tuesday May 21, 2019. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

A 32yr old construction worker was rushed to New York Methodist Hospital in serious condition after he was found bleeding from a head wound in the sub basement of the Brooklyn Point Building on Willoughby Street near Flatbush Avenue in Brooklyn.

The scene where a construction worker was injured at 138 Willoughby Street in Brooklyn on Tuesday May 21, 2019. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

The building, a 57 story luxury tower, is still under construction and adds to the changed landscape of downtown Brooklyn, which has seen a boom in construction activity with several other new luxury high rise buildings already occupied.

The scene where a construction worker was injured at 138 Willoughby Street in Brooklyn on Tuesday May 21, 2019. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

Authorities were unable to say how the man sustained the injury.

The scene where a construction worker was injured at 138 Willoughby Street in Brooklyn on Tuesday May 21, 2019. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

Man Volunteers At Construction Site – Gets Buried Under Six Feet of Debris

By Theodore Parisienne               Posted at 6:56pm

More than 100 Firefighters and a Con Edison team worked to free the trapped man. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

A 33yr old man who volunteered to help remove debris at a construction site belonging to the Church of God of Prophecy at 463 Rutland Road in Brooklyn was seriously injured after the section he was standing on collapsed.

More than 100 Firefighters and a Con Edison team worked to free the trapped man. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

The man fell straight through to the basement level and was buried by approximately six feet of debris.

More than 100 Firefighters and a Con Edison team worked to free the trapped man. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

It took more than one hundred firefighters, with some assistance from a Con Edison crew using a vacuum truck, just over one hour to free him from beneath the rubble.

More than 100 Firefighters and a Con Edison team worked to free the trapped man. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The injured man was finally freed after a painstaking process. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

The injured man was rushed to Kings County Hospital and was expected to survive his harrowing ordeal. It is unclear at this time whether proper permits were in place for work at the site, or whether any violations or Stop Work orders have been issued.

The injured man was finally freed after a painstaking process. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The injured man was finally freed after a painstaking process. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The man was buried under six feet of debris for just over one hour. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The man was buried under six feet of debris for just over one hour. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The man was buried under six feet of debris for just over one hour. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The 33yr old man was rushed to Kings County Hospital after being rescued. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)