Construction worker injured after platform collapsed at Oklahoma State Capitol
OKLAHOMA CITY – A construction worker was injured after he fell on the roof of the Oklahoma State Capitol Monday morning.
Around 7:48 a.m., emergency crews were called to the Capitol at 2300 N. Lincoln after a construction worker reportedly fell approximately 10 feet when a platform he was standing on collapsed.
Officials say the man did not fall to the ground, but he did fall onto the roof he was working on.
Fire officials say the man suffered an ankle injury, but he was not transported to the hospital.
Firefighters were able to get the man on the roof safely by devising a haul system with harnesses and webbing.
The man was brought down a very steep and narrow metal staircase.
He is expected to be alright.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.