2nd Ave. subway worker hit by concrete slab

April 17, 2012 5:57:11 AM PDT
A man working on the Second Avenue subway is recovering from serious injuries after he was hit by a concrete slab.

The incident happened as the man worked near 86th Street around 12:45 p.m. Monday.

He was pinned under the slab for 20 minutes before he could be freed.

An FDNY spokesperson said the victim suffered non-life-threatening back and leg injuries.

He was taken to New York Hospital in serious but stable condition.

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