DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – One person is dead and five others injured after a townhome under construction in Dallas collapsed, officials say.
According to officials on scene, the collapse involved a three-story townhome that is under construction in the 2600 block of Borger Street. Officials originally told CBS 11 that three people were reportedly trapped inside the rubble.
Officials later confirmed that one person died, and crews are working to remove the body from inside the collapsed structure. Five other people were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Officials say there were about 25 to 30 workers around the scene of the collapse when it happened. There were six workers inside the debris when first responders arrived.
It is unknown if the collapse is related storms that moved through the area late in the afternoon.