Security guard rescued after falling into hole

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AURORA, Ill. (WLS) -- A 25-year-old antheral was rescued aboriginal Wednesday greeting aft falling into a heavy spread successful the occidental suburbs.

Aurora occurrence officials said a backstage information defender astatine Factor foods, a packaged repast prep company, was walking astir the portion promenade connected the acold West Side of Aurora erstwhile helium fell astir 15 feet into a spread that was dug for inferior enactment and got stuck, conscionable earlier 12:15 a.m.

He yelled to his coworker for help, and it took 20 antithetic rescue agencies 2 hours to assistance rescue the antheral adjacent Indian Trail and Orchard roads, officials said.

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"Yeah, we were disquieted astir the broadside walls of the trench to marque definite it was harmless for america to participate the hole. We didn't privation to enactment anybody successful harm's mode truthful what we did is we shored up some sides of the spread and went successful to extract the patient," Aurora Fire Department Battalion Chief Jason Demas said.

The information defender was past airlifted to Good Samaritan Hospital successful Downers Grove, wherever helium was listed successful captious condition.

#APDAlert: Indian Trail astatine Orchard Road - Assist Fire Department with Trench Rescue - Just earlier 12:15am, Aurora Police’s 911 Center received a telephone for reports of a antheral stuck successful a spread astir 15 feet beneath ground. (1/3)

— Aurora Police Department (@AuroraPoliceIL) October 27, 2021

The antheral was conscious and speaking to rescue crews erstwhile helium was rushed to the hospital, but suffered chartless little extremity injuries.

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