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Worker trapped in mud rescued in Long Beach

A map indicates the area near the 1400 block of Walnut Avenue in Long Beach where a worker was buried to his waist in mud Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013.
November 10, 2013 12:00:00 AM PST
Long Beach firefighters rescued a worker buried to his waist in mud Saturday, officials said.

Authorities responded to the 1400 block of Walnut Avenue around 4:55 p.m. following reports of a person trapped in a confined space.

Responding officers found a worker buried to his waist in mud.

The Long Beach Fire Department Urban Search and Rescue Team responded and extricated the patient. The patient was treated and transported to Saint Mary's Hospital in minor distress.

No further information was released.


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