Builder rescued after bungalow wall collapses on him in Bexley

News Shopper: The unlucky builder was trapped by his legs after the wall fell. The unlucky builder was trapped by his legs after the wall fell.

A BUILDER had to be rescued after a wall collapsed on him while he was working on a bungalow in Bexley. 

The 21-year-old self employed builder was trapped by the legs when the non-load-bearing wall came down on him at around 3.30pm yesterday at the house in Bridgen Road.

A pair of specialist fire rescue units were sent from Edmonton in north London and Bethnal Green in east London to help free him.

Special air lifting bags were used and it took around an hour to release the builder who was then taken to King’s College Hospital with leg injuries.

Fire crews from Bexley and Eltham also attended.

Did you see what happened or do you know the victim? Call 01689 885702, e-mail tim.macfarlan@london.newsquest.co.uk or tweet @NewsShopperTim

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5:11pm Tue 17 Dec 13

white rabbit9 says...

Can I not have his number.
Can I not have his number. white rabbit9

5:46pm Tue 17 Dec 13

Gypo.Joe says...

Cow boy builders in beat up old white vans. Was he from Becken'am ?
Cow boy builders in beat up old white vans. Was he from Becken'am ? Gypo.Joe

7:40pm Tue 17 Dec 13

molsey says...

I think wall may have something to do with this.
I think wall may have something to do with this. molsey

9:56am Wed 18 Dec 13

the wall says...

This wall is not a family member.
This wall is not a family member. the wall

1:00pm Thu 19 Dec 13

CaptainJustice says...

Wait until the romanians start building in jan 2014 !
Wait until the romanians start building in jan 2014 ! CaptainJustice

11:13am Sat 21 Dec 13

rescoffering says...

...uncontrolled immigration is like a 'brick wall' ...there's only so many bricks you can get in a wall!!
...uncontrolled immigration is like a 'brick wall' ...there's only so many bricks you can get in a wall!! rescoffering

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