Worker Injured in Construction Accident

A  worker is hospitalized after a retaining wall gave way at a  construction site at 1 Research Parkway in Meriden Wednesday afternoon.

Shortly after 3 pm the wall came down as  a crew was digging along it to install new curbing.

The injured worker was taken to Mid-State Medical Center and was hen flown to Hartford Hospital.

The site of the accident is  a new car wash that has been under construction for months.

The accident is being investugated by OSHA with assistance  from the Meriden Police  Department Detective Division.

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