Worker at Route 412 Expansion Project Injured
A large object fell on a worker in Bethlehem, according to a Breaking News Network report.
An employee of HRI Inc., the company hired to expand Route 412 in Bethlehem and Hellertown, was injured Tuesday in an accident associated with the project, a company spokesman said.
Spokesman Andy Renfrew did not have details on what happened but said the company's first concern is with the employee and his family. He said more information about the accident would be released by Wednesday.
At mid-day, Breaking News Network reported that a large object had fallen on a man at 1866 Auburn St., Bethlehem. The man, who was reported to be in cardiac arrest, was taken to a hospital by ambulance according to the bulletin.
The Express-Times reported that the object that fell on the man--about whom no information has been released--was a roughly 2,000-pound median barrier.
HRI Inc., which is based in State College but currently has a field office in Bethlehem, is involved with expanding Route 412 from two lanes to up to five lanes between the Route 412 interchange at Interstate 78 and Daly Avenue.