CAMBRIDGE, MASS. (WHDH) - One worker has died and another suffered critical injuries after a stairwell collapsed inside a parking garage in Cambridge Wednesday morning, fire officials announced.

Emergency crews responding to the stairwell collapse at the garage on Second and Spring streets around 8:20 a.m. found two on-site workers seriously injured, according to authorities.

Cambridge Fire Chief Gerry Mahoney confirmed that one of the workers has been pronounced dead and the other was taken to an area hospital.

The workers were removing the stairwell inside the city-owned parking garage when it collapsed, Mahoney said.

No additional information has been released.

This comes one week after two workers were fatally hit by a truck at their construction job on High Street in Boston.

The Boston City Council is set to discuss Councilor Ed Flynn’s call for a hearing on construction safety during a virtual meeting Wednesday.

This is a developing story; stay with 7NEWS on-air and online for the latest updates.

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