Construction worker injured in fall in downtown Phoenix

PHOENIX (KSAZ) - Firefighters say a worker was injured after falling inside a piece of construction equipment in downtown Phoenix.

According to Capt. Jake Van Hook with the Phoenix Fire Department, the worker was in a Bobcat tractor and trying to pour dirt into the basement from the street level at a construction site near First Avenue and Jefferson Street, when the weight shifted and the tractor fell 12 feet to the basement floor.

The worker was wearing a harness and firefighters were able to free him from the tractor.

He was taken to a nearby hospital in stable condition.