SRS worker in stable condition after fall

A Savannah River Site construction worker who was airlifted to an Augusta hospital after falling from a scaffold Friday remained in stable condition Wednesday.

The accident occurred in the site's 105-K reactor building, where the worker - whom officials would not identify - sustained injuries to his head, neck and ribs.

After the fall from a portable scaffold, he was taken to Medical College of Georgia Hospital.

His employer, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, has initiated an investigation to identify factors that caused or contributed to the accident, spokeswoman Barbara Smoak wrote in an e-mail.