Sanatoga Greene workers reported injured Thursday


Construction teams (above) began creating entrances to the Sanatoga Green project in November 2020

LOWER POTTSGROVE PA – For the second time in the last four months, on Thursday (August 5, 2021) a man was injured in a “construction accident” in the residential and commercial real estate project Sanatoga Greene on the west side of Evergreen Road in Lower Pottsgrove, TV station WFMZ reported.

The station offered the date but not the time for the incident, although their video report showed that rescue workers arrived in daylight.

The victim, who was not identified by name, age or place of residence, “suffers a serious leg injury after being crushed by rolling machines,” WFMZ reported. A crew from the goodwill ambulance responded to the call. There was no indication of where the man was being taken for treatment. In similar past incidents, patients have been transferred to certified trauma centers in Allentown or Reading.

Up to 5:45 a.m. on Friday, August 6, there was no up-to-date information on the victim’s health. The municipality’s police, whose patrolmen also responded, immediately received no information about the accident itself.

Read the WFMZ-TV article here and watch the accompanying video.

In April (2021) the legs of a worker who was part of a crew installing pipes for development in a trench on Evergreen Road were buried and immobilized in waist-high soil and rubble. The moat wall had collapsed, but first responders rescued him during a tense hour of exertion. His employers later reported that he was recovering successfully.

Sanatoga Greene workers reported injured Thursday
Several apartment buildings similar to this rendering presented to Lower Pottsgrove commissioners in May 2021 will become part of the Sanatoga Greene complex

The developers at Sanatoga Greene have spent months grading and preparing dozens of hilly acres off Evergreen Road to receive a variety of apartment buildings (Above), Single-family homes and commercial office buildings. The work was preceded by several years of design and engineering planning, as well as the completion of the Lower Pottsgrove subdivision and land development agency exams.

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