Darling, I doubt very much they'll answer you.
Looks like a trench collapsed on someone or someone got trapped inside a vault of some sort.
@2 -- Like this: http://img2.timeinc.net/ew/dynamic/imgs/050921/12019__panic_l.jpg ???
Aw...I thought it was gonna be a Silence of the Lambs "put the lotion in the basket" pic.
That doesn't sound like fun at all. I hope he lives. I hope the guy who put the sledge down there doesn't off himself if he doesn't.
The sledge hammer was from a view condo owner at Metro Tower
Is this a promo for Hammerfall?
Somebody's getting fired.
Nobody fucks with Peter Gabriel and gets away with it.
Why do three ambulances respond for one construction worker?
Do they flip a coin to decide who gets the transport, or is it first-come, first-served?
what a scoop!
3 ambulances would respond to a call like this because you don't know for certain how many are injured. Crowded construction site, crane acident...lots of ugly possibilities. Dispatch doesn't always get the right info either. See above "man fell out of crane"...
@10 - the Incident Commander on scene decides which "Ambulance" will transport the patient(s). The IC usually lets the paramedics choose.
For what it's worth, there are usually only as many "ambulances" on scene as there are patients. Usually the other "ambulances" are aid and medic cars. The cars are usually a means of transportation for the paramedics and EMTS. They also carry a lot of cool drugs and devices which come in handy when people are trying to not die.
God, how awful. A hardhat won't help much against something like that.
Back when I was in the Stagehand union you couldn't have any tools above a certain height from the stage without having a harness for them. But I don't know how you'd harness a sledge. In my youth - which was much skinnier - the harnessed sledge would probably have just taken me with it.
But unlike the sledge, Catalina, you could scream on the way down, thereby alerting the fellow below to move out of the way and avoiding injury.
You, of course, would have been impaled.
I hope he dies for fucking up this city. Or has to live with a ead injury. Drooling vegetables are fucking funny!!!!!!!
Just another development nazi destroying seattle bites the dust.
"A hardhat won't help much against something like that."
The guy is alive, no? Without that hat, the hammer would have gone right through his skull.
Two years ago while walking downtown by the Sheraton construction a piece of sharp metal came flying from the inside of the building landing not two feet in front of me, shocking the guts out of me. whoooooosh, whoooosh, CLANK!. A stunned tourist had an OMG face. Not a peep from the constructioneers.
I will not survive this attack. Stalin has accomplished what he set out to do. I want you to undress me.
Hurray! Another TBI for HS!
When I read "He was wearing a helmet!" I was like, "oh hell yeah!" I'm way stoked about that helmet right now. Imagine if he wasn't wearing one. Oh shit! But like, it turns out he was wearing a helmet! So it's a lot better.
As an aside, the Hells Angels preferred weapon is a ball peen hammer.
I don't begrudge the construction worker for getting such a full response, but why was there a helicopter? They were so close to Harborview.
Tommorow's PI Headline:
"Sledgehammer Had History Of Drug Abuse".
Construction workers do not wear "helmets"!!! They wear hardhats. Anybody on staff at this rag that's ever done a lick of real work? Apparently not
@27, I've wondered the same thing, as well as 90% of the commenters who seem to have developed career trajectories of parental trust funds and endless latte sipping at cafes. It's why the only thing that will stop the Islamobadguys when they hit the Seattle beaches in their Zodiacs will be hardhatted construction guys and felons on parole.
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