OLD CITY (WTXF) - Emergency crews in Old City worked for roughly two hours to rescue a worker trapped in a construction trench in Old City.
Crews shut down streets between 2nd and 5th streets around 3:00 p.m. to rescue a man from a trench where utility workers had been working since early Saturday morning.
Trench rescue under control on the 400 block of Market St. Worker extricated. pic.twitter.com/oQkPQTbmAY— Philadelphia Fire (@PhillyFireDept) January 9, 2016
Fire Rescue teams responded to the scene around 3:00 p.m.
FOX 29 cameras captured rescue efforts as the man was lifted from the trench at 5:07 p.m.
There has been no word on the man's condition.