Roof collapses under jackhammering worker downtown

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) A construction worker was seriously injured this morning at a project on Chestnut Street.

He was part of the crew turning an old building into new housing at 20th and Chestnut next to Finley Stadium.

Fire Department officials tell us the worker was jackhammering on the roof when it collapsed under him.

He fell two stories and roofing material fell on him.

***Photo from Bruce Garner/Chattanooga Fire Dept.

Categories: Chattanooga, Local News

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