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Man hospitalized after forklift mishap

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fork lift truck.CHESAPEAKE, Va. – Two men were hanging a banner at on Tuesday when one fell, according to the Chesapeake Fire Department.

One man was on a fork lift at Carroll Tire Company hanging a banner when another fork lift bumped into him.

The accent caused the man to fall 10-12 feet.

Police arrived on the scene at 6:23 p.m. and say the man was alert and conscious when they arrived, but there are no further details on injuries.

He was transported to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.

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