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Construction worker secured, first responders using hand tools to extricate him

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First responders are using hand tools and a backhoe to extricate a 2nd Ave. Subway Project worker who became trapped in mud and debris 50 feet below ground Tuesday.

According to the FDNY a doctor is in the tunnel with him, but it will take time to get him out of the mud.

Worker Trapped Crowd

With rescue vehicles lining 2nd Ave. a crowd gathered as responders tried to free the trapped construction worker.


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