Cyclist falls into construction trench in Denver

Posted at 8:55 AM, Jun 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-09 11:02:24-04

A cyclist was injured Thursday after falling into a construction trench.

It happened at 31st Street and Arkins Court, near Brighton Blvd and 31st and the South Platte River Trail.

The cyclist fell into a hole that was five to six feet deep, according to the Denver Fire Department.

People nearby rescued the cyclist. We're told the victim was conscious with minor injuries.


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