Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Worker recovering after fall from bridge

Tuesday, August 3, 2010
By Anthony Fenech, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Rostraver police today identified a man who fell from a support structure on the Donora-Monessen Bridge Monday afternoon.

Rick Glover, 48, is in the intensive care unit at Allegheny General Hospital, having suffered several broken ribs, a dislocated shoulder, punctured lung and fractured scapula. Initial reports indicated he fell into a net suspended under the bridge.

After crews were called around 4:30 p.m., Mr. Glover was rescued around 5:20, treated by Mon Valley EMS and flown to AGH.

Rostraver Lt. John Christiner said Mr. Glover is believed to be from the Point Marion area and that he heard the man's fall was around 50 feet.

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