Construction worker rescued after trench collapses in north Dallas, Texas

DALLAS, TX (WCMH) — After two hours, rescue crews were able to free a construction worker became trapped in a collapsed trench near a North Dallas country club Monday morning.

NBC affiliate KXAS reports the worker was inside the trench when it collapsed. He was alive and able to direct paramedics to his location.

It is unclear what caused the collapse of the severity of the worker’s injuries.

No other information was immediately available. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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