NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) – Two workers fell from a third-floor balcony at a North Myrtle Beach condominium complex when the balcony partially collapsed.
According to City of North Myrtle Beach spokesperson Pat Dowling, the balcony collapse happened at Nautical Watch condos, located at 4515 S. Ocean Blvd, Tuesday morning. Two workers were making repairs to a third-floor balcony, when the balcony gave way, causing the two laborers to fall.
Dowling says the first worker fell to the second-floor balcony below and ultimately declined medical assistance. The second worker fell to the ground, Dowling says, and was transported by EMS “as a precaution.”
Information regarding what caused the balcony to partially collapse was not immediately available.
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) –
Two workers fell from a third-floor balcony while doing repair work in North Myrtle Beach Tuesday morning, city spokesman Pat Dowling confirmed.
The workers were repairing balconies at a building in the 4500 block of South Ocean Boulevard when one of the balconies collapsed, Dowling said. One worker fell to the ground and was transported to a nearby hospital. The other worker fell to the second floor and refused treatment at the scene.