Worker falls down elevator shaft at George R. Brown Convention Center

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- Firefighters were called to the George R. Brown Convention Center after reports of a man falling down an elevator shaft.

HFD has confirmed the nature of the call to 911 dispatchers, but have no further details.

The George R. Brown Convention Center says in a statement that the accident involved an employee off TD Industries.

While GRB officials could not give us specifics about what happened, we do know paramedics were called to the scene and the worker was taken to the hospital for their injuries.

We are not certain as to the worker's condition, and they have not been identified.

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