2 men fall 20 to 30 feet in Provo construction accident

Two men were Injured in a construction site accident at the new Provo High, approximately 1300 N Lakeshore Drive. The injured workers fell 20 to 30 feet when an I beam collapsed. Both men were conscious and alert at scene and were transported to a local hospital. Photo Courtesy: Provo Fire and Rescue

PROVO, Utah, Dec. 14, 2016 (Gephardt Daily) — Two men were transported to the hospital in Provo after they fell between 20 and 30 feet in a construction accident Wednesday afternoon.

The men fell at about 3 p.m. at the construction site at the new Provo High, near 1300 N. Lakeshore Drive, when an I-beam collapsed, Provo Fire and Rescue officials posted on Facebook.

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Both males were conscious and alert at the scene and were transported to a local hospital.

An I-beam is a beam with an I- or H-shaped cross-section.

Gephardt Daily will have more on this developing story as information becomes available.

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