2 workers seriously injured at Southwest DC construction site

Two construction workers were hit by falling materials at a site in Southwest D.C. on Tuesday morning.

The incident happened around 7:30 a.m. on Maine Avenue near 6th Street SW, according to D.C. Fire and EMS spokesman Vito Maggiolo.

Both men suffered serious injuries but are expected to be OK.

Authorities used a basket and crane to remove them from the site. They were then transported to a hospital.

The D.C.’s Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration have been notified to investigate the incident.

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