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Construction Worker Injured After Falling In Trench on Avondale Road

The man suffered minor injuries and was transported to a local hospital.

Traffic has been reduced to one lane in each direction on Avondale Road near 180th Avenue Northeast as Redmond Fire crews work to reach a construction worker who fell into a 13-feet-deep trench.

Redmond police and fire spokesman Jim Bove said the incident was reported at around 1:15 p.m. He said the construction worker sustained minor injuries and was transported to a local hospital.

“He was conscious and alert, but did have possible injuries to his head and arm,” Bove said.

Bove said all lanes are expected to be open within a few minutes.

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