Worker rescued after falling down large machine in warehouse near Pearland

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 08:41AM
Emergency crews rescued a person inside a warehouse near Pearland Tuesday morning.

PEARLAND, Texas - Emergency crews rescued a man who fell inside a warehouse Tuesday morning.

The Pearland Fire Department received a call about a collapse just after 6 a.m. at 160 South Belt Industrial.

They found a worker who they said fell about 15 feet down a large machine.

Crews were having issues getting to the man because of the size of the complex and nature of manufacturing.

They were able to get access to the worker, dropped a rope down and got him out of the area.

Life Flight arrived to the scene shortly after and took the worker to Memorial Hermann Hospital

Officials said he suffered serious injuries.

There's no word on how the worker fell.
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