Injured workers rescued from 2nd level construction site in DC

The video shows D.C. Fire and EMS crew members rescuing the first construction worker from the second level of a construction site Friday afternoon. (Courtesy D.C. Fire and EMS)
The video shows D.C. Fire and EMS crew members rescuing the second construction worker from the second level of a construction site Friday afternoon. (Courtesy of D.C. Fire and EMS.)
The two injured construction workers were transported to the hospital with serious injuries. They are expected to survive. (Courtesy D.C. Fire and EMS)
The two injured construction workers were transported to the hospital with serious injuries. They are expected to survive. (Courtesy D.C. Fire and EMS)

The two injured construction workers were transported to the hospital with serious injuries. They are expected to survive. (Courtesy D.C. Fire and EMS)
The two injured construction workers were transported to the hospital with serious injuries. They are expected to survive. (Courtesy D.C. Fire and EMS)

The two injured construction workers were transported to the hospital with serious injuries. They are expected to survive. (Courtesy D.C. Fire and EMS)
The two injured construction workers were transported to the hospital with serious injuries. They are expected to survive. (Courtesy D.C. Fire and EMS)

According to a tweet by D.C. Fire and EMS, the Friendship Fire Association, a volunteer unit, provided water, Gatorade and cool towels. (Courtesy D.C. Fire and EMS)
According to a tweet by D.C. Fire and EMS, the Friendship Fire Association, a volunteer unit, provided water, Gatorade and cool towels. (Courtesy D.C. Fire and EMS)

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The two injured construction workers were transported to the hospital with serious injuries. They are expected to survive. (Courtesy D.C. Fire and EMS)
The two injured construction workers were transported to the hospital with serious injuries. They are expected to survive. (Courtesy D.C. Fire and EMS)
The two injured construction workers were transported to the hospital with serious injuries. They are expected to survive. (Courtesy D.C. Fire and EMS)
According to a tweet by D.C. Fire and EMS, the Friendship Fire Association, a volunteer unit, provided water, Gatorade and cool towels. (Courtesy D.C. Fire and EMS)

WASHINGTON — Two workers were rescued from the second level of a construction site in downtown D.C. Friday afternoon after being struck by an object and suffering serious injuries.

The incident happened around 1 p.m. at a construction site north of Chinatown, at the intersection of 10th Street and New York Avenue NW.

It is unclear what exactly struck the workers.

Responders with D.C. Fire and EMS lowered them to safety with a crane.

The construction workers were both taken to the hospital and are expected to recover.

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