MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – A piece of rebar fell off a crane, dropped 15 stories, and injured two construction workers in Myrtle Beach, confirmed Lt. Jon Evans, an official with Myrtle Beach Fire Rescue.
The incident happened at about 11 a.m. Thursday near 16th Avenue North and Ocean Boulevard. Both people were transported to a nearby hospital.
Landmark Builders VP, Glenn Williams, said they can't comment, adding that Landmark is investigating but their thoughts are with the construction workers and their families.
Myrtle Beach Construction Services Director Chris Lee provided the following statement:
Williams provided an update before 6 p.m. Thursday that construction has not been halted and will continue.