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Man injured while working in Flaherty construction site

| Thursday, June 9, 2016

Updated Thursday at 2:48 p.m.

A 54-year-old man was taken to Memorial Hospital on Tuesday morning after suffering a puncture wound in the back while working in Flaherty Hall, University spokesperson Dennis Brown said in an email.

The incident occurred 9:24 a.m. Tuesday morning according to the Notre Dame Security Police (NDSP) crime log.

Brown said the incident is currently being investigated as a potential assault by NDSP, as well as a potential workplace accident by the Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the man’s company.

Flaherty Hall, which is currently under construction, is set to open in August as the University’s newest women’s residence hall.

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