Stories tagged with: ditch collapse

August 19, 2013 - 6:16pm
49 weeks 2 days ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office received to a call at 1:21 p.m. Monday afternoon about an 18-year-old male trapped in a ditch after it collapsed on McGlade School Road in Dresden.

"He's trapped up to approximately his waist between the dirt and the outside wall of the basement of the house," said EMA Deputy Director, Jeff Jadwin.

Emergency crews spent over two hours working to free the man. Jadwin says at 3:50 p.m. this afternoon, crews were able to extricate...

August 19, 2013 - 3:16pm
49 weeks 3 days ago

***Update***

The Muskingum County Emergency Management Agency say the man trapped by a partial collapse of a ditch near a house was freed at around 3:50 p.m. Monday.  He will be taken by medical helicopter to Ohio State University Hospital. for treatment. His condition is not known.  His name has not been released.

 

The Muskingum County Emergency Management Agency is releasing a few more details from Monday’s partial ditch collapse.  Deputy...

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