Two workers taken to hospital after construction accident at UNC Chapel Hill

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (WITN) - Two construction workers were pulled from a trench at a construction site on the UNC Chapel Hill campus.

The incident happened shortly after 10 a.m. Tuesday near Mitchell Hall. The workers were rushed to UNC Health Care after a beam fell on top of them. UNC Chapel Hill authorities said the workers were rescued by firefighters who shoveled dirt off the victims when they arrived on scene. Officials said the workers were fixing a utility vault when the beam fell.

There's no word on the conditions of the workers at this time.