Small construction boat involved in accident

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by WHAS editors

WHAS11.com

Posted on May 31, 2014 at 11:49 AM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – Walsh Construction is investigating after an overnight incident involving a small crew boat used in construction of the Ohio River Bridges Project Downtown Crossing.

Around midnight, three Walsh Construction crew members boarded a crew boat to retrieve a safety boat that had broken loose. The crew boat capsized at the flood gates at the Falls of the Ohio, with all three crew members thrown overboard.

Clarksville and Jeffersonville emergency staff responded to the scene. All three men were pulled from the Ohio River.  Two men went to University of Louisville Hospital to be examined. One crew member was admitted with non-life threatening injuries.

Walsh Construction is investigating the incident.
 

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