A window washer inside D.C.’s Walter E. Washington Convention Center was critically injured in a fall Friday morning.
The man fell about 30 feet and landed on a ledge inside the convention center, D.C. Fire and EMS department said. The fall happened around 10:30 a.m.
Rescue crews lowered the man to the ground using a rope system.
The man has been taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Update hi-angle rescue DC Convention Center 801 Mt. Vernon Square NW. #DCsBravest have lowered the patient using stokes rescue basket and rope system. Adult male patient will be transported with critical life threatening injuries. pic.twitter.com/q1fLQsWHwT
— DC Fire and EMS (@dcfireems) October 9, 2020
WTOP’s Luke Garrett contributed to this report.