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Elevator worker injured in fall inside Beaver Stadium

An Alpha fire truck responded to Beaver Stadium after a worker was injured in a fall down an elevator shaft Monday.
An Alpha fire truck responded to Beaver Stadium after a worker was injured in a fall down an elevator shaft Monday. CDT photo

Emergency crews responded to Beaver Stadium shortly after 3 p.m. when a contractor with Port Elevator sustained an injury after reportedly falling.

According to Penn State spokeswoman Lisa Powers, the unidentified worker was entering the elevator at the time. He sustained a compound fracture to one of his legs and was transported to Mount Nittany Medical Center for treatment.

Hospital paramedics responded, along with University Ambulance Service, university police, Alpha Fire Company and Centre Region Emergency Management.

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