Two people working on a construction site in Westover Village were electrocuted this morning (Monday), suffering injuries that sent both to the hospital.
Arlington firefighters were called to the 1000 block of N. Kennebec Street, just near Westover Park, around 9:45 a.m. today, the fire department said.
First responders found one person with possible “life-threatening injuries in critical condition.” The other also had serious injuries, and were both taken to local hospitals.
The fire department added that both the fire marshal and county police are investigating the incident.
At 0946 units dispatched to 1000 blk N. Kennebec St for reported electrocution at construction site. Upon arrival had 2 patients. 1 pt electrocution w/ poss life threatening injuries in critical condition. 2nd pt serious injuries but stable. FM & @ArlingtonVaPD investigating
— Arlington Fire (@ArlingtonVaFD) October 29, 2018
Two workers shocked when a metal drainage pipe hit overhead power lines in Arlington. Both taken to the hospital. One has possible life threatening injuries, the other has serious injuries. Live report on @ABC7News at noon. pic.twitter.com/rLgFFk6Sws
— Victoria Sanchez (@VictoriaSanchez) October 29, 2018
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