Construction worker is injured in fall from roof

January 25, 1994

A 28-year-old Bowie construction worker was listed in critical but stable condition at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore yesterday after falling from a roof in Long Reach on Saturday.

Robert J. Jeske, of the 15800 block of Plainview Lane, was working on a townhouse at 12:30 p.m. when police say he lost his footing and fell.

Mr. Jeske fractured both ankles and sustained other injuries in the fall.

A Maryland State Police helicopter flew him to the trauma center, fire and rescue officials said.

Police said the Maryland Occupational Safety and Health Administration had been notified about the incident.

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