OAKLAND -- A worker was injured Thursday afternoon when he fell from a wall at a construction site at Highland Hospital, officials said.

The man suffered a broken leg in the fall, which happened about 1:20 p.m. Thursday at the site of the hospital's expansion project in the 1400 block of East 31st Street.

Firefighters learned the man fell more than 10 feet off a wall in a confined space at the construction site. Fire crews had to extricate the victim, who was later hospitalized, officials said.




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