Worker suffers life-threatening injuries in accident

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – A man was hurt in an industrial accident in Virginia Beach Thursday morning.

Tonya Borman with the Virginia Beach Police Department told the accident occurred around 8:15 a.m. in the 1900 block of Princess Anne Road. Workers were moving a pipe with an excavator when the pipe fell, hitting the man in the head.

His injuries were believed to be life-threatening, Borman said. The incident is under investigation by Virginia Beach Police and the Virginia Department of Mines Minerals and Energy.


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