HURST (CBSDFW.COM) – An elevator accident has left a worker in Hurstseriously injured.READ MORE: Fight Between Brothers Ends With 1 Shot, Critically Injured And 1 Arrested In Alvarado Friday Night
A 911 call was placed just before 5 p.m. The person reported that a man had fallen down an elevator shaft. The fire department immediately responded.
According to sources, the man was actually in the elevator shaft doing some type of repair when he leaned over and a moving elevator struck him in the head.READ MORE: 'I'm Afraid We're Going To See A Surge Of Violence' Says Texas Criminologist Following Recent Mass Shootings
As it stands, it isn’t clear if the man fell a great distance down the shaft or if he was on top of the elevator as it was going down.
The man, who authorities have not identified, was taken by CareFlite air ambulance to Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth. His condition isn’t known.
CBS 11 News has crews on the ground and will have more information as it become available.MORE NEWS: Texas Grand Jury To Consider Charges In Shooting Death Of Protester Garrett Foster Last Summer
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