Archive for Sunday, January 12, 2014

Construction worker life-flighted after fall from roof of Lawrence home

January 12, 2014


A LifeStar helicopter transported a construction worker Sunday afternoon after he fell from the roof of a home in northwest Lawrence, according to Lyle Schwartz, a division chief with Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical.

Schwartz said the man suffered serious injuries.

The helicopter landed at 2 p.m. Sunday south of the baseball field at Free State High School, near the intersection of Wakarusa Drive and Overland Drive. The injured man was taken to Stormont-Vail HealthCare in Topeka.


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