Worker hit by falling bricks in Center City Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A construction worker is hospitalized after he was hit by some falling bricks in Center City Philadelphia.

It happened after 9 a.m. Friday near the intersection of Juniper and Sansom streets.

Police tell Action News several bricks fell five stories off a platform and hit a 47-year-old worker on the sidewalk below.

He was taken to Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in stable condition.

There was no immediate word what caused the bricks to fall.

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