Worker freed after being trapped in trench in Chester County

UWCHLAN TWP., Pa. (WPVI) -- Rescue crews freed a man after he was trapped in a trench in Chester County for more than three hours.

The incident began shortly after 2 p.m. Wednesday at Norwood Road and Beech Street in Uwchlan Township, Chester County.

Workers were laying a sewer line when the trench gave way, trapping the worker from the waist down.
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Chopper 6 over the scene of a man trapped in a trench in Chester County on June 5, 2019.



The worker was taken to Paoli Memorial Hospital for evaluation.
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