Construction accident in Calhoun

A construction worker Wednesday was seriously injured when he fell 60 feet from a bridge overpass. He was inside an excavator during the fall, according to police scanner traffic

The man was working off exit 320 of Interstate 75 where construction on a new overpass has been ongoing.

About 10 a.m., emergency crews were called to the Ga. Highway 136 scene. The worker's leg was pinned under the construction equipment, requiring firefighters to conduct an extrication.

The man was airlifted to a hospital with reported head and leg injuries.

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