Emergency vehicles are at the scene at 12th and Berks, where part of a building under construction, the Science Education Research Center, has fallen in. An injured construction worker has been lowered onto a stretcher and is being taken for treatment.
Below, Temple’s most recent tweet:
TU Advisory: TU Police reporting incident on construction site at 11th & Polett. Increased emergency responder volume, so please avoid area.
— Temple University (@TempleUniv) July 11, 2013
UPDATE [2:29PM]: Ayers says the collapse zone is unsafe, but everything else is okay. The worker has been stabilized and has been taken to the hospital. Follow @TempleUpdate on Twitter for the latest news.
TU VP of Comm Ray Betzner: University will launch investigation.
— Temple Update (@TempleUpdate) July 11, 2013