SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA (January 5, 2017) – A shipyard worker fell into the interior of a vessel under construction at the BAE Systems off Belt Street, according to a local news source. (map)
The worker fell into the interior of a vessel that was under construction at BAE Systems Ship Repair on Belt Street and Sampson Street, around 9:00 am.
The worker rescued by responding firefighters who had to lower a firefighter into tight, confined quarters in order to hoist the injured worker out. The man was rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment of his injuries. The investigation is ongoing into the incident.
“I wish a swift and steady recovery for the worker injured in this accident,” said an attorney from Lexton Law Firm.
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