UPDATE to Construction Accident

SECOND UPDATE, Injury to Construction Worker

The injured construction worker, a 53-year-old resident of Seymour, Conn., remains in critical condition at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is an employee of Blakeslee Prestress Inc., a subcontractor on the parking garage project led by general contractor Turner Construction.

Preliminary investigation indicates that an approximately 32-ton precast concrete panel fell to the ground while it was being hoisted and secured in place on the third level of the garage. The worker, who had been trying to secure the panel, also fell the approximately 40 feet to the ground.

The project site, located near the Hilton Hotel at Logan Airport, will be shut down pending a review by OSHA. The investigation by State Police and OSHA is ongoing.

No further information is expected to be released today.

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