Construction worker hurt in Sunset accident

A construction worker was injured Thursday after an accident involving a construction roller in The City’s Sunset District, according to San Francisco Fire Department.

Firefighters were dispatched to the scene at 18th Avenue and Vicente Street at 12:10 p.m. and arrived at 12:14 p.m. Upon their arrival, firefighters observed a 50-year-old male construction worker next to the roller who required medical attention.

The man was taken to San Francisco General Hospital. His condition is unknown, according to Jonathan Baxter, SFFD spokesperson.

The circumstances of how the accident happened remain under investigation.

Baxter said the site is a public works project contracted to LC General Engineering and Construction, and San Francisco police are investigating. Cal/OSHA will also conduct an investigation.

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