A township employee who had been trapped in a trench near Meridian Road on Grosse Ile on Thursday has been airlifted to a local hospital.
Grosse Ile Township Supervisor Brian Loftus confirmed that the man is an employee of Grosse Ile Township's Department of Public Works, and that he was rescued from a trench.
Loftus said that the cave-in or collapse of the trench that resulted in the man's injury is under investigation.
The construction accident has closed Meridian Road between Bridge and Horsemill in Grosse Ile, according to a report by WDIV TV.
Grosse Ile police are on the scene.
Stay with Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch for more information as it becomes available.
NOTE: This story was updated at 11:30 a.m. Jan. 24 to add information provided by Grosse Ile Township Supervisor Brian Loftus.