Falling wall injures man at Fort Smith Harps, breaks both legs and arm


One person was injured after a wall inside of a Harps Grocery Store in Fort Smith fell. 

Police were called to the Harps on South 74th Street after a 7-foot wall fell. 

Police said there was no criminal activity.

The male suffered two broken legs and a broken arm. According to the incident report, the male was cleaning the floor and part of the wall was still standing.

A witness stated the last part of the wall began to fall down and the man began to turn trying to get out from under it. The rebar then hit his arm and broke it. After falling down, the wall fell on the man’s legs.

According to the incident report, it was found it was the man’s first day of working and he worked through a temp agency. During the time of the incident, it was very windy and raining. 

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