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Construction worker injured while working on bridge in WIllington

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A worker was injured during a construction accident in Willington. (WFSB) A worker was injured during a construction accident in Willington. (WFSB)
WILLINGTON, CT (WFSB) -

A worker was injured in a construction accident in Willington on Monday afternoon. 

The collapse of a jack occurred on Tolland Turnpike, which is also known as Route 74,  around 2 p.m. The accident happening in the area of Willimantic River bridge construction site.

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Willington Hill and Tolland fire departments were called to the scene and were able to extricate the patient. The extent of injuries to the patient was not released by authorities. 

The cause of the accident was under investigation. 

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