Officers Rescue Man Who Fell Waist-Deep Into Mud Hole In Dix Hills
Suffolk County Police Emergency Service and Second Precinct officers along with several fire departments helped rescue a man who fell into a mud hole in Dix Hills the morning of Friday, October 19, 2018 at approximately 10:10 a.m.
Trevor Borders was digging on the side of the foundation of a house, located at 11 Woodfern Court when he started to sink at approximately 10:10 a.m. Borders tried to free himself but fell waist-deep into the mud hole, approximately eight feet into the ground. He was conscious and alert the entire time.
First Responders used a pulley and harness system to pull Borders out at approximately 12:40 p.m.
Suffolk County Police Medical Crisis Action Team (MedCAT), Fourth Precinct officers along with the Dix Hills, Huntington Manor, and East Farmingdale Fire Departments assisted.
Borders, 22, of Bay Shore was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip for evaluation.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) was notified.