Brooklyn, NY – A three-story building in Brooklyn suddenly collapsed at the corner of Court and Union Streets in Brooklyn at about 4:40 Wednesday afternoon. Terrified passers-by witnessed the shocking incident which turned the quiet residential neighborhood into a bustling scene for a brief while as debris from the building hurled onto surrounding sidewalks. According Continue Reading..
Manhattan, NY – A 50-year-old hardhat was killed and at least three other people were injured in a construction accident at a Manhattan building at around 4:20 p.m. on July 16. The catastrophic incident occurred while workers were performing facade restoration work when a section of parapet fell from a 12-story condo building on East Continue Reading..
Manhattan, NY – One person got injured after a wall of bricks tumbled from a five-story building on East 38th Street Wednesday afternoon. Based on the FDNY report, a man who had been sitting in a now crushed Cadillac, was hurt from the collapsed facade of a vacant garage in the building, while two other Continue Reading..
Brooklyn, NY – Three construction workers in Downtown Brooklyn were injured after an elevator shaft gave way and plummeted four floors down to the bottom of the elevator pit in a residential building under construction along 170 Tillary Street Monday morning. All three victims were transported to Methodist Hospital to recover from broken bones. The Continue Reading..
Queens, NY – A forklift operator, 32, was trampled by his own powered industrial truck in a construction accidental mishap around 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday. The victim (whose identity was not immediately disclosed) was thrown off from the forklift while maneuvering the heavy equipment outside a mosque on 211th St. near Jamaica Avenue in Queens. Continue Reading..