Construction Site Injury Closes Part Of Mass Ave NW

6:42 AM, Mar 14, 2013   |    comments
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WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- D.C. police report that a person's foot was injured during an industrial accident in the 900 block of Massachusetts Avenue NW on Thursday morning.

Fire officials say they received a call for an injured person on a construction site at approximately 7:10 a.m. They say the person was 7 stories below ground. 

According to fire officials, crews used a crane that was already on site to lift the person out.

The person had a "lower extremity injury," says a fire official, and was transported to a local hospital.

The westbound 900 block of Massachusetts Avenue NW was closed temporarily, but has since reopened

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