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Firefighters rescue victim of trench collapse

One person was rescued from a trench collapse on Kingsdown Avenue Tuesday morning, off Sardis Road in south Charlotte.
One person was rescued from a trench collapse on Kingsdown Avenue Tuesday morning, off Sardis Road in south Charlotte. WBTV

Charlotte firefighters rescued a victim of a trench collapse Tuesday morning in the 200 block of Kingsdown Avenue, off Sardis Road in south Charlotte.

The victim was taken to Carolinas Medical Center with life-threatening injuries, according to Medic.

Firefighters said they got the person out of the trench in 11 minutes. The trench collapsed about 11:30 a.m.

The trench was about 8 feet deep, according to WBTV, the Observer’s news partner.

Joe Marusak: 704-358-5067, @jmarusak

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