A construction worker was injured when a hydraulic lift toppled onto Race Street Monday, Feb. 6 in front of the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul. He was taken to Hahnemann University Hospital and was listed in stable condition.
Work was being done on the exterior of the Cathedral rectory when the lift tipped over. Police blocked off Race Street while officials worked to remove the lift before Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua’s public viewing which started at 6 p.m.