4 hurt in construction accident on South Gate Lane in Fairfield

Fairfield police say four people were taken to the hospital after a construction accident at a home on South Gate Lane. Police say the four

Police say the four men were moving a bathtub from the first floor to the second when the stairs collapsed.

Police say the four men were moving a bathtub from the first floor to the second when the stairs collapsed. (10/10/13)

FAIRFIELD - Fairfield police say four people were taken to the hospital after a construction accident at a home on South Gate Lane.

Police say the four men were moving a bathtub from the first floor to the second when the stairs collapsed. They say the men then fell 15 feet to the basement.

Officers say one person suffered a head injury and another suffered a broken leg. Officials say two of the four workers were treated and released.

OSHA was called to the scene and issued a stop work order. However, due to the government shutdown, an investigation into the incident is on hold.

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