ATLANTA -- A local construction worker was hospitalized after both of his arms were cut off during an accident in Buckhead Thursday.

According to Atlanta Fire Rescue, the victim was working in a manhole at a construction site on Roxboro Road when the accident, involving a pipe, happened.

Rescue crews had to pull the man from the manhole. He was transported to a local hospital, but his condition is unknown.

It's unclear how exactly the man sustained his injuries from the pipe.

PHOTO | Construction worker's arms seriously injured in accident