Worker Injured in Elevator Shaft Fall

Source: Artist Rendering - Grand Forks Herald

Minot, ND – Work has halted at the site of a construction of a medical facility after a worker fell down an elevator shaft last Thursday.

Yates Construction confirmed reports of the accident which occurred at the Trinity Medical Park construction site in southwest Minot Thursday.

Work on the new hospital began in 2017, with 2021 being the target completion date of the facility.

West Dakota Fox News at Nine reports that the man’s identity, as well as the extent of his injuries, are unclear, though he’s apparently in stable condition at the hospital.

OSHA has inspectors are on site investigating the accident.