ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. – A man is in the hospital after being rescued from a manhole at a construction site in Roanoke County on Friday afternoon.
Roanoke County Fire and Rescue responded at 12:05 p.m. to the area of Brookside Park off Verndale Drive, in the Hollins area of the county.
Rescue crews found the man conscious, about 3 feet below ground level, according to the fire department.
It took about 45 minutes to remove the man from the hole.
He was taken to the hospital for treatment of a non-life-threatening injury.