Worker rescued after falling from bridge into Poland creek

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Someone working on the Water Street Bridge, which is being restored, fell into the water Friday morning

POLAND, Ohio (WKBN) – First responders had to rescue a man who fell from a bridge into a Poland creek Friday morning.

A worker fell 25 feet into the creek that runs under the Water Street Bridge a little before 9 a.m.

His leg was seriously hurt and he was taken to the hospital.

The historic wrought-iron bowstring arch bridge, not far from Route 224, is being restored. It’s between Water Street and the Poland Cemetery.

Restoration work has ended for the day.

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