DANBURY, Conn. (CBS Connecticut) – A 34-year-old man was critically injured Tuesday morning following a fall from the roof at a soccer club, when he was impaled by a piece of metal.

Around 9:30 a.m., police say the man fell from the Casa Do Benfica Soccer and Social Club on Federal Road, and was impaled by a piece of metal from an outdoor barbecue rotisserie. The man, identified as a member of the club, was rushed to Danbury Hospital, where he was reported in critical condition, said firefighters.

Workplace safety officials and police are investigating.


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