ROXBURY TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A worker suffered major trauma Saturday afternoon after falling approximately 30 feet while working at the Ledgewood Mall, police said.
At around 1:09 p.m.,township police responded to Ledgewood Mall, located at 461 Route 10, for a man in cardiac arrest, police said.
Through a police investigation, it was determined that the man was an employee for a demolition/construction company. While he was working on the roof, he fell through an open area, police said.
The man, who was not immediately identified, suffered major trauma and was airlifted to the hospital, police said.
OSHA was notified of the incident, police said.
Police didn’t have the name of the company doing the construction.
The fall happened during a major power outage that was affecting the area, shutting off all the traffic lights along Route 10, police said.