7th Ward building collapse leaves 11 workers injured, 2 seriously

NEW ORLEANS – A home under renovation collapsed in the Seventh Ward this morning, injuring 11 construction workers.

The workers were all taken to area hospitals after the collapse, according to New Orleans EMS.

Two of the construction workers sustained serious injuries, but are considered to be stable.

The building collapsed just after 10:30 a.m. in the 1900 block of Columbus Street.