Worker hurt at Kansas Turnpike construction site

A worker was injured Tuesday morning at the Kansas Turnpike construction site at the north edge of Lawrence.

Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical units responded to the scene at 8:15 a.m., emergency dispatchers said. They were getting to the scene through Riverfront Park.

A piece of metal fell on the victim’s leg but injuries appeared to be minor. The worker was being transported to Lawrence Memorial Hospital, a dispatcher said.