Construction accident: OSHA investigating after worker becomes trapped at Amazon complex site

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KENOSHA (WITI) — Kenosha police and fire officials were called out to a construction accident that occurred at the site of the Amazon Distribution Center complex being built on Burlington Road in Kenosha.

The call came in just before 3:30 p.m.

Officials were dispatched for a report of a worker pinned between a beam and an aerial lift in the Onyx Building on the construction site.

Before emergency crews responded to the scene — co-workers were able to free the worker who was trapped.

We’re told no one saw the accident happen, or how the worker became trapped.

The 35-year-old worker was taken by ambulance to the hospital. It is believed he suffered a torn or dislocated shoulder. His injuries are not believed to be serious.

Flight for Life was put on standby for this incident — but was not dispatched to the scene.

Kenosha police have contacted OSHA regarding this incident — and OSHA is investigating.

It is unclear the company the injured worker was working for — as there are several construction companies working on the job site.

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