By Carl Corry
A 56-year-old man working at a condominium construction site in Centerport fell 30 feet off the roof of a building under construction Sunday afternoon, suffering “blunt trauma” injuries, a fire official said. The man was airlifted to Stony Brook University Medical Center.
The Centerport Fire Department responded to assist a worker who fell off the roof of a condominium under construction at Centershore Road and East Main Street on Monday at about 2:15 p.m. The Centerport Rescue Squad ambulance crew and district paramedic were dispatched to the scene.
The Suffolk Police Medivac helicopter was requested for transportation and a Centerport Fire Department engine crew and fire police secured a landing zone in the parking lot of the nearby Chalet Motor Inn. The man was airlifted to Stony Brook University Medical Center for treatment and observation of blunt trauma injuries, a fire official said. Centerport units were under the command of Captain Robert Simpson.