Manchester, NY (June 26, 2020) – Ontario County deputies have reported a workplace accident that left four people injured after a barn collapsed on Friday morning, June 26th. The incident took place on Stafford Road in the town of Manchester at around 7:45 a.m.
According to deputies, at least one of the victims was trapped in the rubble and three others injured after the barn collapsed while they were working to move the structure. Emergency responders were dispatched to the scene and one of the victims was airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital.
One of the victims broke his right arm and another suffered possible back and head injuries. Both of those victims were hospitalized. The fourth victim sustained only minor injuries and was not taken to the hospital.
The four workers were contracted by the homeowners to relocate the barn they were working on when it collapsed. The incident is under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Workplace Accidents in New York
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