A construction worker fell Friday from a SoHo building site but somehow escaped serious injury.
Officials and witnesses said the man fell from the fourth floor to the third floor along with several girders and hit his head shortly after 2:30 p.m.
“The medic tried to go up in a tower ladder,” said Assane Fall, a private sanitation worker who witnessed the rescue attempt. “They brought (the worker) down in a basket … He was bleeding from the head when they put him in the ambulance.”
The victim was rushed to Bellevue Hospital for observation, but suffered no serious injuries.
Workers have completed three stories of the planned seven-story building at the corner of Canal and Greene streets, where 30 loft-inspired luxury apartments are being planned from the second to the sixth floors above a ground-floor retail space.
The building is slated to be completed some time next year.