Construction worker falls off Route 4 overpass onto I-55 - KMOV.com

Construction worker falls off Route 4 overpass onto I-55

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An ARCH medical helicopter lanes on the northbound lanes of I-55 An ARCH medical helicopter lanes on the northbound lanes of I-55

STAUNTON, Ill. (KMOV.com) -- Emergency crews responded to the Route 4 overpass of Interstate 55 in Macoupin County, Illinois after a construction worker fell off of the overpass onto concrete near the shoulder

News 4 crews saw an ARCH medical helicopter land at the scene around 4:40 Tuesday. Authorities said the man fell onto some concrete near the shoulder before the wood scaffolding he was working on fell onto his head. He suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Both lanes of the interstate were closed for a period of time. Traffic was redirected onto Route 4.

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