Worker seriously hurt after falling 2 stories at Boston hotel

BOSTON (WHDH) - A worker was seriously hurt Wednesday after falling from scaffolding at a hotel in Boston’s Back Bay section.

Authorities said a man in his 20s fell two stories outside the Marriot hotel on Huntington Avenue near the Prudential Center at around 4:30 p.m.

Witnesses tell 7News that they saw a man who was hanging a banner outside the hotel fall to the ground.

The man was rushed to Tufts Medical Center and remains in serious condition. Police are calling the incident an “accident” and are investigating how the man fell.

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