Crash Alert: Construction worker injured after burned building collapsed

AUSTIN, TX – A construction worker was injured when part of a burned building collapsed onto them in central Austin Tuesday morning.

According to KXAN, the worker was at the Texas French Bakery located in the 2900 block of Rio Grande Street near W 29th Street. The building was destroyed after a fire in January of this year.

The person was buried under rubble before first responders were able to free them. They were taken to an area hospital to be treated. Their condition is unknown at this time.

No further details were immediately available.

If you or a loved one have been hurt while performing your job, you may wish to connect with an Austin personal injury lawyer who can guide you through the claims process to get the compensation you are owed. Contact Funk & Associates online or give us a call at 512-472-3865 to discuss your case.