A construction crew hit an underground power line while digging near South Kiely Boulevard and Norwalk Drive in San Jose about 10 a.m., firefighters said.
Another worker was temporarily trapped inside a construction vehicle, but was allowed to move after the line was de-energized.
Police and fire cordoned off an area around the break because of the electrical hazard, but has since been reopened.
Fire & PG&E crews on scene of a cable worker shocked by a live power line; hospitalized. Power being turned off. Kiely & Saratoga San Jose pic.twitter.com/Hx6DazFr7P— David Louie (@abc7david) September 20, 2017