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Worker Rescued From Crane In South Boston

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A man with medical issues needed to be rescued while on a crane in Boston on Monday.

A man with medical issues needed to be rescued while on a crane in Boston on Monday.

SOUTH BOSTON (CBS) – Boston fire officials rescued an injured worker stuck in a crane on Monday morning.

Crews responded to the Conley Terminal in South Boston just before 10 a.m. to find the worker stuck approximately 45 feet in the air, according to officials.

WBZ-TV’s Jim Armstrong reports from South Boston

The stuck worker had worker radioed for help after experiencing severe back pains while up in the crane.

A few dozen firefighters participated in the rescue.

They had to use a tower ladder to reach the stranded worker.

The entire operation took about 45-minutes to an hour.

Once he reached the ground, the injured worker was transported to the hospital.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Carl Stevens reports.

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