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2 construction workers taken to hospital from Merriwether Elementary

This was the scene at Merriwether Elementary on the morning of Aug. 16, 2021, as emergency...
This was the scene at Merriwether Elementary on the morning of Aug. 16, 2021, as emergency medical crews responded.(WRDW)
Published: Aug. 16, 2021 at 10:45 AM EDT
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EDGEFIELD COUNTY, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - Edgefield County dispatchers confirmed that emergency medical crews were sent to Merriwether Elementary on Monday morning after a construction accident.

It happened around 10:15 a.m., when two members of an EDCON Inc. construction crew were involved in an incident, according to the Edgefield County School District.

Emergency personnel were contacted and arrived at the school in Edgefield County west of North Augusta. Both individuals were transported to a hospital.

No students or staff were involved, no students witnessed the incident and there were no interruptions to instruction on the first day of classes for the school year.

This was the scene at Merriwether Elementary on the morning of Aug. 16, 2021, as emergency...
This was the scene at Merriwether Elementary on the morning of Aug. 16, 2021, as emergency medical crews responded.(WRDW)

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