Man rescued from Lakewood trench collapse


LAKEWOOD, Ohio (WJW)– A man was rescued after being trapped chest-deep in dirt in Lakewood.

It happened in a yard near Thoreau Road and Detroit Avenue on Wednesday.

A construction crew was digging for a sewer project when the dirt gave way onto the man.

The Lakewood Fire Department worked to free him. He was taken to the hospital by medical helicopter. Information on his condition was not immediately available.

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