Man in Danbury impales self after falling from roof onto rotisserie stand


DANBURY, Conn. (WTNH) — A man in  Danbury is in serious condition after fire crews say he accidentally injured himself on Tuesday morning.

Firefighters say a man fell from a roof at the Casa DO Benfica Soccer and Social Club and onto a BBQ grill rotisserie stand.

Fire crews and EMS personnel used a metal cutting saw to remove the metal object from the stand and secure it to the patient who was then transported to the emergency room.

Officials say the patient is being moved to surgery to remove the object.


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