By CBS3 Staff

UWCHLAN TOWNSHIP, Pa. (CBS) — Emergency crews freed a construction worker who was stuck up to his waist in a sewer construction trench in Uwchlan Township, Chester County. It happened on Norwood Road and Beech Street around 2 p.m. on Wednesday.

Officials say a man was working on a sewer pipe when the earth gave way, trapping him up to his waist.

The construction worker was 10 feet underground at the time.

Rescue crews brought in a vacuum truck and were able to get the dirt down to his knees.

Crews were able to rescue him shortly before 5 p.m.

There is no word on his condition.

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