Multiple construction workers were transported to local hospitals in Atlanta on Friday and Saturday after an 11th floor parking deck collapsed onto the 10th floor and then collapsed again while workers were shoring up the site the next day.
Local news reports stated that 4 workers were transported to nearby hospitals on Friday, with one having serious leg injuries, and another was treated on-site. Another worker suffered leg injuries after the second collapse on Saturday. In a tweet, Atlanta Fire Rescue stated that a “T-beam pancaked down multiple floors at 530 W Peachtree Street. Workers were inside shoring up the structure from a #collapse that took place yesterday.”
Atlanta Fire Search and Rescue Units extricated one worker with leg injuries after T-beam pancaked down multiple floors at 530 W. Peachtree Street. Workers were inside shoring up the structure from a #collapse that took place yesterday. #AFRD pic.twitter.com/kSL7DjbMOa
— Atlanta Fire Rescue (@ATLFireRescue) September 12, 2020